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Consultation on Review of Copyright Exceptions for Persons with a Print Disability

  1. Consultation Document(pdf) (word) (braille format)

    Note: If you wish to refer to the printed braille copy of the consultation paper, please contact the Intellectual Property Department (tel no.: 2961 6817), the Hong Kong Society for the Blind Library (tel no.: 3723 8325) or the Hong Kong Blind Union
     
  2. Press Release
  3. Marrakesh Treaty

Public Consultation on the Development of Trade Single Window in Hong Kong

  1. Consultation Paper
  2. Paper for the Panel on Commerce and Industry of the Legislative Council (April 2016)
  3. Press Release
  4. PowerPoint
  5. Paper for the Panel on Commerce and Industry of the Legislative Council (April 2017)

Consultation on the Proposed Application of the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol) to Hong Kong

  1. Consultation Documentpdf
  2. Press Release

Public Consultation on Treatment of Parody under the Copyright Regime

  1. Newest Frequently Asked Questions:
  2. Consultation Documentpdf
  3. Submission to the Legislative Council Panel on Commerce and Industry : "Public Consultation on Treatment of Parody under the Copyright Regime" (Annex)pdf
  4. Press Release
  5. Key Points of the Consultation Paper on Parody pdf
  6. Frequently Asked Questionspdf
  7. Press Release: Public invited to attend forums on “How should parody be appropriately taken care of under the copyright regime”
  8. Presentation Slidespdf
  9. Press Release : Public consultation on parody extended for one month
  10. Written submissions
  11. Paper for the Panel on Commerce and Industry of the Legislative Council(December 2013)pdf
  12. Paper for the Panel on Commerce and Industry of the Legislative Council(March 2014)pdf

Review of the Patent System in Hong Kong

  1. Consultation Paper (October 2011) pdf
  2. Submissions
  3. Report of the Advisory Committee on Review of the Patent System in Hong Kong(December 2012)pdf
  4. Paper for the Panel on Commerce and Industry of the Legislative Council(February 2013)pdf

Public Consultation on Proposed Legislative Amendments to Eradicate Pyramid Schemes

  1. Consultation Paper (December 2010) pdf
  2. Written submissionspdf
  3. Submission to the Legislative Council Panel on Economic Development : "Report on the Outcome of Public Consultation on Proposed Legislative Amendments to Eradicate Pyramid Schemes" (March 2011)pdf

Legislation to Enhance Protection for Consumers Against Unfair Trade Practices

  1. Consultation Paper (July 2010) pdf
  2. Public Consultation Report (January 2011) pdf
  3. Public Consultation Report (Annex A)pdf
  4. Public Consultation Report (Annex B (written submissions))
  5. Public Consultation Report (Annex C)pdf

Report on Public Consultation on the detailed proposals for a competition law pdf

Proposing Additional Exemptions on Circumvention of Technological Measures

  1. Guidance Note pdf
  2. Annex A word
  3. Annex B pdf

Public Consultation on the Detailed Proposals for a Competition Law, May 2008

  1. Consultation Paper - Detailed Proposals for a Competition Law pdf
  2. Written Submissions

Consultation Paper on the Provision of Additional Exemptions on Circumvention of Technological Measurespdf

Copyright Protection in the Digital Environment

  1. Consultation Document (December 2006) pdf
  2. Preliminary Proposals (April 2008) pdf
  3. Consultation Paper on Media Shifting Exception (April 2008) pdf
  4. Proposals for Strengthening Copyright Protection in the Digital Environment (November 2009) pdf
  5. Draft Code of Practice (August 2011) pdf
  6. Second Draft of the Code of Practice (January 2012) pdf

Public Consultation on the way forward for competition policy in Hong Kong, November 2006

  1. Consultation Paper - Public consultation on the way forward for Hong Kong's Competition Policy
    1. A public discussion document on the way forward for competition policy in Hong Kong pdf
    2. An introduction to the public discussion document pdf
  2. Written Submissions
  3. Public Forum
  4. FAQs for SMEs pdf

Report on the Review of Hong Kong's Competition Policy pdf

Consultancy Study on the Local Auto-fuel Retail Market

  1. Executive Summary (PDF Version) pdf
  2. Full Report (PDF Version) pdf