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Archived updates for Monday, October 25, 2004

Pirates Banned at Hong Kong Trade Fairs

According to an October 22, 2004 article in The Standard, "the Hong Kong Trade Development Council current mechanism for dealing with piracy at its trade fairs bans a company from attending if at least four valid complaints are received within two consecutive fair periods. The complaints can originate from one or more parties and relate to different products 'although, if a company is banned from toy fairs but also makes electronic goods, we cannot also stop it from attending electronics trade shows', the spokesman added."

Click here for the TDC's view on intellectual property in Hong Kong
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