Authors: Lincoln Cheung, Kin Lau, Jason Kung
The Butterworths Hong Kong Copyright Law Handbook (Fifth Edition) reproduces the text of the Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528) as is currently in force, together with subsidiary legislation and details on all amendments and repeals.
Publication Date: August 2021
The Butterworths Hong Kong Copyright Law Handbook (Fifth Edition) is a comprehensive reference work containing the most current materials on the Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528) and relevant subsidiary legislation. It reproduces the text of the Ordinance with annotations to each section, highlighting significant judicial decisions and rules of court, as well as definitions of words and phrases to expert commentary and enactment notes. The fifth edition includes a thorough examination of the Copyright (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, along with coverage of the Copyright Tribunal, and cross-jurisdictional references.
The text is presented in a concise and succinct style, and is well-suited to practitioners, in-house lawyers, executives in media and publishing companies, academics, students and those who are engaged or interested in Hong Kong copyright law. The Handbook series has been cited with authority in over one hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.
Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528)
Registration of Copyright Licensing Bodies Regulation (Cap 528A)
Copyright (Libraries) Regulations (Cap 528B)
Copyright Tribunal Rules (Cap 528C)