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Close Encounters Of The Government-Kind: China's New Regulation On Internet Supervision And Inspection
On 1 November 2018, China's new Regulation on Internet Security Supervision and Inspection by Public Security Bureaus ("Regulation") came into effect.
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
Time For A Change: Updates In Technology To Assist With Trade Mark Searches And Registrations
As discussed in the Q3 2018 issue of our IP & TMT Quarterly Review, the Hong Kong Trade Marks (Amendment) Bill 2018 ("Bill") intends to introduce new provisions in light
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
IP Courts: Ringing In The Changes
On 26 October 2018, in the Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Several Issues concerning Judicial Procedures for Patent and Other Intellectual Property Cases
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
China Launches Internet App Store Registration Program
On 13 January 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced the commencement on 16 January 2017 of the Internet app store registration program in China.
Hong Kong
31 Jan 2017
China Tightens Control Over Its Growing Online Streaming Industry By Introducing New Regulations
On 12 December 2016, the PRC Ministry of Culture released the Administrative Measures for Business Activities of Online Performances (the "Measures").
3 Jan 2017
China Releases Regulations On Internet Search Services And Mobile Apps
On 25 June 2016, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) published its new Administrative Provisions on Internet Information Search Services (the "Search Provisions").
11 Jul 2016
China Passes Counter-Terrorism Law
On 27 December 2015, the National People's Congress Standing Committee passed China's new Counter-Terrorism Law (New Law), which came into effect on 1 January 2016
6 Jan 2016
VTech Hack – Largest Cybersecurity Breach Affecting Children
On 14 November 2015, VTech Holdings Limited was hacked, resulting in the personal data of about 6.4 million children and 4.9 million parents being compromised worldwide.
Hong Kong
16 Dec 2015
Get Your Ducks In A Row: Changes To Payment Regulations In Hong Kong Against A Backdrop Of Increasing Cybersecurity Threats
Greater scrutiny of financial institutions and contactless credit card payments is now the norm against the backdrop of increasing cybersecurity threats.
Hong Kong
15 Dec 2015
Wal-Mart Acquisition Of Yihaodian – Is China Now A Free New World For Foreign Owned E-Commerce Business?
US based supermarket conglomerate Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced on 23 July 2015 that it has acquired full ownership in, a fast-growing online shopping platform that Wal-Mart has invested in since a couple of years ago.
10 Aug 2015
China's New Cyber-Security Law: Progress Or A Sideways Step?
On 8 July 2015, the People's Congress released the first draft of the Cyber-security Law (the "Cyber Law") for public comment.
22 Jul 2015
Child's Play: Protecting The Privacy Of Minors Online
In May 2015, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner announced the results of a study carried out in October 2014, which revealed that children are now going online at a much younger age than ever before.
Hong Kong
21 Jul 2015
Tech Savvy HRs: The Excitement And Pitfalls
Social media, mobile computing, "big data" analysis and cloud computing ("SMAC") are fundamentally changing the way in which HR professionals can now operate.
Hong Kong
27 Oct 2014
HKIRC Launches ".hk LOCK" To Tackle Domain Hijacking
On 15 January 2014, the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) announced a new security service, ".hk LOCK", for domain name owners of ".hk" or ".香港".
Hong Kong
13 Mar 2014
Protection Of Your Brands From The Internet's New Red Light District - .xxx Generic Top Level Domain
The new .xxx generic top level domain name was approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") earlier this year and is going to be launched on 7 September 2011.
Hong Kong
17 Aug 2011
New Domain Name Developments in China & Hong Kong
This article summarises the development of the domain name regimes in China and Hong Kong in the past 12 months and gives a quick overview of the new measures and policies adopted by the respective administrative bodies, i.e. China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) and Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC).
Hong Kong
6 Jan 2011
Offshoring to India: Are Your Trade Secrets and Confidential Information Adequately Protected?
Despite growing competition from emerging markets around the world, India continues to be the number one destination for outsourcing services involving information technology and business processes (IT/BPO services).
26 Mar 2010
Civil Actions Under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law - Five Major Cases, Five Major Lessons
China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) has been in effect for over 18 months, and to date most headlines generated by the law relate to merger control decisions by China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom).
10 Feb 2010
Online Registered Design Search
The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department Commenced The Soft Launch Of An Online Registered Design Search On 16 February 2004
Hong Kong
17 Mar 2004
PRC Domain Name Dispute Resolution
The Regulations came into force on 30 Sept 2002 and regulates the administration and operation of China Internet Domain Names System of .cn and Chinese domain names. Under the Regulations, the domain name registry refers to the administration institution that is responsible for operating and administering the registration of one or more top-level domain names, while a registrar is a service institution that accepts applications for domain name registration and completes the registration process
Hong Kong
5 Nov 2002
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