Dennis Lo says the city must strengthen its intellectual property protections if it hopes to become an innovation hub. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Dennis Lo says the city must strengthen its intellectual property protections if it hopes to become an innovation hub. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

‘IP is everything’: Hong Kong must strengthen intellectual property protections if hopes to become innovation hub, leading scientist says

  • Dennis Lo, a Chinese University professor known for his medical technology inventions, says plans to boost R&D in Hong Kong are ‘encouraging’
  • But improvements to local research infrastructure will not be enough without also enhancing the city’s ability to protect intellectual property, he adds

Topic |   Hong Kong innovators
Dennis Lo says the city must strengthen its intellectual property protections if it hopes to become an innovation hub. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Dennis Lo says the city must strengthen its intellectual property protections if it hopes to become an innovation hub. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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