Butterworths Hong Kong Trade Marks Law Handbook - 3rd Edition authored by DVC’s Stephanie Wong

15 January 2020

DVC's Stephanie Wong is the author of the recently published Butterworths Hong Kong Trade Marks Law Handbook (3rd Edition)  This comprehensive guide consolidates and breaks down the text found in the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap 559) and provides section-by-section annotations covering significant judicial decisions, discussions on practical aspects, contentious issues, and other authoritative materials. Click here to read more

Pre Christmas Mediation get together hosted by CW Ling

24 December 2019

Fellow mediators, lawyers and friends enjoyed a big cup of Christmas cheer with CW Ling, Chairman of the Hong Kong Mediation Council, at a party held at DVC on 18 December 2019.  We look forward to a harmonious and fruitful year in 2020!   Click here to read more

Day 2 of the BIP Asia Forum featuring DVC’s Winnie Tam SC, JP and CW Ling

19 December 2019

On 6 December 2019, CW Ling was invited back to the BIP Asia Forum in a panel discussion on IPR dispute resolution and innovative technology. In his capacity as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Mediation Council, CW homed in on the question of whether mediation was suitable for resolving disputes in the creative and entertainment industries. The talk centred on a (fictitious) story about how a singer fell out with a... Click here to read more

Day 1 of the BIP Asia Forum featuring DVC’s Winnie Tam SC, JP and CW Ling

18 December 2019

On 5 December 2019, Winnie Tam SC, JP and CW Ling appeared as panellists in the BIP Asia Forum held at the HKCEC. Their talk featured unwelcome uses of well-known copyright works and trade marks and explored the issue of parody through the lens of owners and users of IP rights. The discussion raised searching questions about our conventional understanding of IP laws and their functions. The speakers shared their insights on... Click here to read more

DVC and Dentons Shenzhen in collaborative IP talk

17 December 2019

In a first-time collaboration between DVC and Dentons Shenzhen, a joint presentation was held on 10 December 2019, on the topic of well-known trademarks. Speakers from Dentons (Ms. Wang Haifeng, Mr. Zhao Long and Mr. Christopher Zhang) shared their insights on PRC trademark law. Then, in a lively and interactive presentation, DVC’s CW Ling and Sakinah Sat took the participants on a whirlwind tour around the world, exploring the tension between... Click here to read more

DVC’s Christmas lunch featuring guest speaker, David Costello, HK’s Irish Consul-General

16 December 2019

David Costello, the Irish Consul General for Hong Kong, attended Des Voeux Chambers' Christmas lunch on Friday, 13 December.  As DVC's guest speaker, he examined the Irish contribution to Hong Kong's legal and judicial system. David was uniquely positioned to explore Hong Kong's jurisprudence given the deep roots and connections that the Irish community have to Hong Kong and its history. Notably, Sir William Des Voeux served as the 10th Governor of Hong Kong... Click here to read more