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Hong Kong court expresses concern over making declaration of Trade Mark infringement in circumstances where no defence is filed

Declarations of Trade Mark infringement are commonly sought in actions for infringement of intellectual property rights. However, the Hong Kong High Court recently expressed its concern about making a declaration of infringement in circumstances where the defendant had not filed … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of First Instance clarifies the meaning of “authorisation” in copyright infringement

The already complex law around copyright infringement becomes even more vexed when the infringer alleges in its defence that the copyright owner in effect consented to (technically speaking “authorised”) the infringement. While there are a significant number of reported cases … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court addresses key aspects of trade mark law

In the recent case Vita Green Health Products Company Limited v. Vitasoy International Holdings Limited (HCMP 593/2014), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance highlighted some important principles of trade mark law which should be considered when applying or opposing a trade … Continue reading

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