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Asia IP & TMT: Quarterly Review - Second Quarter 2019
In the US, the majority of disputes involving pharmaceutical patents are resolved through one of two processes – post-grant proceedings at the USPTO, or litigation under the "HatchWaxman Act" in a US District Court.
Hong Kong
9 Jul 2019
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Change It Up: Amendments To The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Being Considered
Recent high profile data privacy breaches have brought the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("PDPO") under the spotlight. Hong Kong was one of the first countries in Asia
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
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Cyber Hack Immunity – A Piped Dream? Cyber Attack On Department Of Health In Hong Kong
On 19 July 2016, the DH discovered suspicious files on the computer server hosting its Immunisation Record System. The suspicious files were believed to have been saved on the server after a breach of the security system...
Hong Kong
2 Aug 2016
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How Much Is That Data In The Window? Individual Convicted For Transferring Personal Data To Third Party For Direct Marketing Purposes
The case was referred for prosecution and brought before the Eastern Magistrates' Court.
Hong Kong
1 Feb 2016
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Blood, Sweat And Tears: Guidance Issued In Hong Kong On The Collection And Use Of Biometric Data
Face recognition technology to help "tag" friends in photographs, fingerprint recognition to unlock smartphones, and fingerprint door locks are just some of the ways in which biometric data has been used in recent years.
Hong Kong
6 Jan 2016
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Unauthorised Use Of Voters' Information
It was reported that as of 24 November 2015, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner
Hong Kong
6 Jan 2016
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VTech Hack – Largest Cybersecurity Breach Affecting Children
On 14 November 2015, VTech Holdings Limited was hacked, resulting in the personal data of about 6.4 million children and 4.9 million parents being compromised worldwide.
Hong Kong
16 Dec 2015
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Two Companies Convicted For Breach Of The Direct Marketing Provisions Under The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
On 9 and 14 September 2015, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited and Links International Relocation Limited respectively were convicted for breaching the direct marketing provisions under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Hong Kong
18 Sep 2015
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Child's Play: Protecting The Privacy Of Minors Online
In May 2015, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner announced the results of a study carried out in October 2014, which revealed that children are now going online at a much younger age than ever before.
Hong Kong
21 Jul 2015
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Crossing Borders – New Guidance On The Transfer Of Personal Data Outside Hong Kong
Section 33 of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("PDPO"), which restricts the cross-border transfer of personal data, has been in the statutory books since the PDPO was enacted in 1996.
Hong Kong
29 Jan 2015
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First Person To Be Imprisoned Under The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
For the first time since the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance came into force in 1996, an individual has received a jail sentence for breach of the PDPO.
Hong Kong
29 Jan 2015
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Banking On Your Personal Data: Recent Guidance Issued To Banks
Given the private nature of banking services and as banks serve the vast majority of the public, the banking industry is one of the private sectors in Hong Kong for which the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner receives most complaints.
Hong Kong
7 Jan 2015
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Asia IP & TMT: Quarterly Review - December 2014
On 11 November 2014, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong Government jointly issued a consultation paper.
Hong Kong
5 Jan 2015
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Guess Who’s Looking At Your Ad? Blind Recruitment Ads Fall Foul Of Data Privacy Laws
The number of "blind" recruitment ads – i.e., ads that do not identify the employer or their recruitment agent – circulating in Hong Kong has led to a growing concern about the possible unscrupulous collection and use of personal data of job applicants.
Hong Kong
7 Jul 2014
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