Category: Research

  • The What, Why, and How of Automated Patent Decision-making

    09/05/2022

    An article by Ryan Whalen published on The Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute website in May 2022.

  • Defining Legal Technology and its Implications

    28/04/2022

    Ryan Whalen, Defining Legal Technology and its Implications, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Volume 30, Issue 1, Spring 2022, p. 47–67.

  • Technology and the Public Interest

    23/04/2022

    Book written by Dr. Haochen Sun in 2022 published by the Cambridge University Press.

  • The Patent-Competition Interface in Developing Countries

    16/03/2022

    Book written by Prof. Thomas Cheng in 2021 published by the Oxford University Press.

  • How Many Latours Is Too Many? Measuring Brand Name Congestion in Bordeaux Wine

    18/02/2022

    Ryan Whalen et al, How Many Latours Is Too Many? Measuring Brand Name Congestion in Bordeaux Wine, Journal of Wine Economics , Volume 16 , Issue 4 , November 2021, pp. 419 – 428.

  • From Datafication to Data State: Making Sense of China’s Social Credit System and Its Implications

    09/12/2021

    Anne Cheung & Yongxi Chen, From Datafication to Data State: Making Sense of China’s Social Credit System and Its Implications, Law & Social Inquiry, Cambridge University Press, p. 1-35, 2021.

  • Hong Kong Competition Law: Comparative and Theoretical Perspectives

    30/11/2021

    Book co-authored by Prof. Thomas Cheng and Kelvin Kwok, published in 2021 by the Cambridge University Press.

  • Sovereignty 2.0

    29/11/2021

    Chander, Anupam and Sun, Haochen, Sovereignty 2.0 (August 12, 2021). (2021). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2404, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021/041, available at SSRN.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law at the Law and Technology Centre

    28/10/2021

    The Centre is recruiting for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law. Application deadline is February 28, 2022.

  • Language

    21/09/2021

    Anne Cheung’s book chapter in Johannes Chan, SC and C.L. Lim, Law of the Hong Kong Constitution, 3rd Edition. Hong Kong, Sweet & Maxwell, 2021.

  • Intellectual Property Law in China, 2nd Edition

    19/08/2021

    Douglas Clark’s co-authored a new book, Intellectual Property Law in China, 2nd Edition

  • Showcasing HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking at 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference – Hong Kong Forum

    12/07/2021

    The Centre was invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation to set up a booth to showcase “HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking” at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference – Hong Kong Forum.

  • Doxing and the Challenge to Legal Regulation: When Personal Data Becomes a Weapon

    07/07/2021

    Prof. Anne Cheung’s book chapter in Bailey, Flynn & Henry (eds), Handbook on Technology-Facilitated Violence and Abuse: International Perspectives and Experiences, Emerald Publishing Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 577-594.

  • Media Coverage of the Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking

    02/07/2021

    Links to the media reports and interviews are included.

  • The Ultimate Test of Fidelity: Judicial Responses to Civil Disobedience in Hong Kong and Taiwan

    01/07/2021

    Book chapter co-authored by Jimmy Hsu Chia-Shin and Anne Cheung Shann Yue, in Brian Christopher Jones, Democracy and Rule of Law in China’s Shadow, Hart Publishing, 2021, p. 33-64.

  • Accountability in Algorithm-assisted Sanctions: Public Law Scrutiny of China’s Social Credit System

    24/06/2021

    Research project funded by General Research Fund (GRF), PI: Clement Chen.

  • Patent Responsibility

    23/06/2021

    Haochen Sun, “Patent Responsibility,” 17 Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties 321 (2021).

  • The Complexities of IP and NFTs

    Yu, Ronald, “The Complexities of IP and NFTs“, In-House Community Magazine, Vol. 1, Issue 2, June 2021.

  • Integrating Domain Knowledge in AI-Assisted Criminal Sentencing of Drug Trafficking Cases

    09/06/2021

    Wu, Tien-Hsuan, Kao, Ben, Cheung, Anne S.Y., Cheung, Michael M.K., Chen, Wang, Chen, Yongxi, Yuan, Guowen & Cheng, Reynold, “Integrating Domain Knowledge in AI-Assisted Criminal Sentencing of Drug Trafficking Cases”, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, 2020, vol. 334, p. 174 – 183.

  • HKU Law and Technology Centre launches HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking

    21/05/2021

    HKU’s research team led by Prof. Ben Kao and Prof. Anne Cheung introduced HKU AI Lawyer – an AI-assisted sentencing predictor for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs in Hong Kong.