Category: In the Spotlight

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


    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.

  • Media Coverage of the Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking


    Links to the media reports and interviews are included.

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


    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.

  • HKU AI Lawyer: Sentencing Predictor for Drug Trafficking 港大人工智能律師:販毒罪量刑估算程式


    This workshop will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, May 18 to introduce and demonstrate the use of the AI-assisted sentencing predictor for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs in Hong Kong.

  • Prof. Anne Cheung Interviewed in CHOICE Magazine


    Professor Anne Cheung was interviewed by the Consumer Council in CHOICE Magazine concerning contract law implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to read the full interview (in Chinese).

  • First Annual Conference of a Platform Governance Research Network


    The conference will be held online from 24-26 March, 2021. This will be a 3-day, multi-part conference on platform governance. Please register via the conference link.

  • Call for Papers, Platform Governance Research Network, First Annual Conference


    The First Annual Conference of a Platform Governance Research Network will take place on 24-26 March 2021.

  • Dr. Haochen Sun awarded HKU Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2020


    The Faculty KE Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations.

  • Recruiting for Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law


    The Centre is recruiting for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Technology Law. Interested parties please apply online via the HKU HR website.
    Applications will close on November 30, 2020 (HK Time).

  • Facebook, Twitter, Google Face Free-Speech Test in Hong Kong


    Haochen was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Published on July 3, 2020.

  • Yahong elected to be Executive Committee member of ATRIP


    Yahong was elected to be member of ATRIP Executive Committee of the Association, which is the most prestigious IP association in the world. This post also includes accomplishments of Ms. Deng Zhaoxia, a PhD student supervised by Yahong.

  • Statement of Public Interest Principles for Copyright Protection under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)


    Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Law and Technology Centre, The University of Hong Kong.

  • Statement of Call by Creative Commons Hong Kong


    The First HK Chapter meeting will take place on Oct 25 (Thursday) at 12:30pm in HKU. All Hong Kong-based CC members are invited to join the meeting.

  • Ryan Whalen on Common Law Evolution and Judicial Impact in the Age of Information


    An article written by Ryan Whalen et al. published in Elon Law Review.

  • Anne Cheung Interviewed on Hong Kong Defamation Law


    Professor Anne Cheung was recently interviewed by Amnesty International Hong Kong on Hong Kong defamation law. In the interview, Professor Cheung discussed the limited access to justice by the poor, the burden of proof being favourable to plaintiffs, the threshold and defence of political libel, […]

  • Thomas Cheng Receives Award for Antitrust Scholarship (American Antitrust Institute)


    Thomas Cheng awarded for his sole authored article, “Antitrust Treatment of the No Challenge Clause” (2016) 5 N.Y.U.J. of Intell. Prop. & Ent. Law 437.

  • Kelvin Kwok on Bilateral Antitrust Cooperation Between Hong Kong and Mainland China

    Kelvin Kwok’s new article published on Asian Journal of Comparative Law, May 2017.

  • Yahong Li Interviewed on Taiwanese Case of “Secondary Creation” and “Fair Use” (Ming Pao)


    Dr. Yahong Li interviewed on “Secondary Creation” and “Fair Use”, based on the Gu Amo’s case.

  • Alice Lee’s Comparative Study of Well-known Trade Marks and Dissimilar Goods (HKLJ)

    An article examining the scope of ss 18(4) and 12(4) of the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap 559), explains why they should be construed as limited to dissimilar goods and services and concludes that the Trade Marks Registry Work Manual is in desperate need of revision.

  • Yahong Li Interviewed on Patent Rights and New Drug Approvals in China (S&P Global)


    “China’s patent linkage system fosters innovation, keeps generic makers in fold” Lisa Anne Cam S&P Global Market Intelligence 24 May 2017 While the recent decision to implement a patent linkage system in China seeks to encourage innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, manufacturers of generics could […]