A researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora TamA researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora Tam
A researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong poised to award city’s own patents, catch up with rest of the world in honouring innovation and creativity

  • Hong Kong will launch Original Grant Patent system on December 19 to add speed, convenience and cost savings to patent filings
  • Move will grow an ecosystem for professionals to advise companies on protecting and commercialising innovations, patent lawyer says
Topic |   Intellectual property in China
A researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora TamA researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora Tam
A researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine on 15 May 2018. Photo: Nora Tam
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