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  1. Film-sharing pirate will appeal to highest court

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... refused to grant a certificate for Chan to take his case to the Court of Final Appeal and denied him bail. Madam Justice Clare-Marie Beeson said the arguments put forward by barrister Kevin Pun ... Yvonne Tsui The first person in the world to be jailed for using BitTorrent technology to put pirated movies on the internet has vowed to appeal to the highest court, in a challenge ...

  2. Film-sharing pirate wins permission to appeal

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the city's highest court heard yesterday. The claim was made in the Court of Final Appeal which was hearing an application by Chan Nai-ming for leave to appeal against his conviction for attempting ... BitTorrent users to download them on January 10 and 11 last year. The Court of Final Appeal's Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, Mr Justice Roberto Ribeiro and Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi granted ...

  3. HK firm to appeal Nasdaq removal

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Corporation, received a final notice of removal from the United States stock market. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, Atlanta-based CDC Software said ... management systems. It was listed on Nasdaq in August 2009. Nasdaq said its delisting decision took into account concerns raised by the New York State Supreme Court in its order dated July 13, which ...

  4. Business - Companies

    US appeals court lifts ban on Samsung-Google phone

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington A US appeals court has lifted a sales ban on Google-branded Samsung smartphones in a patent fight with Apple, saying there was no evidence sales were driven by features copied from the iPhone. The appeals court in Washington overturned an injunction issued by a judge in California for the Galaxy Nexus phone as part of the lengthy patent case, ...

  5. Internet film pirate sent to jail after appeal fails

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... three-month jail term upheld by Hong Kong's highest court yesterday. The Court of Final Appeal dismissed an appeal by Chan Nai-ming, 38, against his conviction under the Copyright Act ... until the Court of Final Appeal granted him bail in January this year. Welcoming yesterday's ruling, assistant commissioner of Customs and Excise Tam Yiu-keung said it would 'generate ...

  6. File-sharing pirate in jail after losing appeal

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the distribution of copies. Chan intends to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. ... on the internet began serving a three-month jail term yesterday after his appeal was dismissed by the Court of Appeal. In delivering her judgment, Madam Justice Clare-Marie Beeson noted that Hong Kong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... next Legal and media scholars have praised the judiciary’s decision to allow live text-based communication from court – paving the way for journalists and members of the public to tweet and send e-mail messages. They hailed the move as a step towards open justice, and urged the government to go further and review its “bizarre” ban on sketching and photography in courts and even ...

  8. Apple, Proview urged to strike deal

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... before the Guangdong Higher People's Court hands down a final ruling on their dispute over the iPad trademark on the mainland. The court heard an appeal yesterday launched by Apple against ... . Chinese Academy of Social Sciences researcher Li Shunde, who specialises in intellectual property rights law, said the verdict in the Guangdong court would normally be final. However, Apple could ...

  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Proview to face Shenzhen court

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Provincial court orders technology firm to face creditors' claims for a backruptcy hearing Proview to faceShenzhen court Mainland company Proview Technology moved a step closer to bankruptcy yesterday after the Higher People's Court of Guangdong province asked an intermediate court in Shenzhen to hear the case. Proview Technology recently ...

  10. Judgment sought in iPad IP dispute

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'There is clearly a serious question to be tried that the contracting defendants have acted in breach of the agreement.' Whether or not a final ruling by a Hong Kong court could help Apple ... on the mainland. Apple lodged its appeal in January to the Higher People's Court of Guangdong, which heard the case last month. The court suggested that Apple and Proview Shenzhen consider a private ...




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