WIPO Internet Treaties In Effect in Hong Kong After PRC

The WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT), which are considered necessary to adapt the copyright law and related rights law to the challenges of digital technologies, came into effect in Hong Kong SAR (which is a separate jurisdiction from the People’s Republic of China) on October 1st, 2008. Read more […]

Blogroll Update: China’s Accession to IP Treaties

IP Dragon’s blogroll is updated. See ‘Treaties (in force)’ on your right hand side. Now it includes all IP treaties of WIPO and WTO (and UN’s Vienna Treaty Convention crucial for the interpretation of treaties) which China has acceded to or at least signed. What is remarkable is that China has already signed the WIPO […]