HKBU hosts webinar to promote understanding of copyright and patents
19 May 2020
The University Library, the Knowledge Transfer Office, and the Hong Kong Productivity Council co-organised the “Copyright & Patents: In simple words” webinar on 6 May to address issues faced by the public regarding intellectual property rights, especially now during the epidemic. Hosted by the University, the webinar attracted more than 270 faculty members, students, librarians as well as representatives of industry and startup entrepreneurs anxious to hear the valuable insights provided by renowned experts in intellectual property issues.
Broadcast at Inno Space of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, the webinar aimed to present copyright and patents issues in a digestible form, with a particular focus on copyright issues in an online environment in order to meet the increasing needs of online teaching and learning during the coronavirus outbreak.
At the webinar Professor Alice Lee, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs) and Associate Professor from the Faculty of Law at The University of Hong Kong; Mr Frederick Kwok, Senior Solicitor from the Intellectual Property Department of the HKSAR Government; and Ms Phoebe Lee, consultant of the Intellectual Property Management from the Hong Kong Productivity Council, shared their expertise.