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June 7, 2024

IAM 1000 Highly-Recommended Hong Kong Firm: Prosecution

Premier prosecution boutique inCompass IP is a mainstay of the Hong Kong patent scene – it operates with finesse across all industries and houses scientifically adept attorneys registered to practise across multiple key jurisdictions, including Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, mainland China, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Its hotshot team […]
March 31, 2023

The IP Lawyers – recommended IP practitioner and firm in Hong Kong 2023

Protecting your intellectual property is essential for businesses and individuals. Whether you have a ground breaking invention, a unique design, or a creative artistic work, you need to ensure that it is not copied or stolen by others. That is where intellectual property law comes in, and why it is […]
February 16, 2023

IAM Global Leaders 2023

IAM says: Specializing in patent drafting for companies of all sizes, European and chartered UK patent attorney Ewan Bewley has valuable insight from a stint as in-house counsel and partner as international firms Our heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Ewan Bewley, director and founder of InCompass IP Limited, as being awarded […]
March 2, 2021

What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property is important to our daily lives. Intellectual property is the name commonly given to a group of separate intangible property rights. These include trade marks, patents, copyright, designs, plant varieties and the layout design of integrated circuits. Intellectual property is important to our daily lives: The brand-names logos […]
March 2, 2021

What is a patent?

A patent protects an invention (i.e. a solution to a technical problem) which may relate to a product or process. A patent system protects your patented invention by deterring others from “free-riding” on your innovation, whether by means of copying or reverse engineering your patented product/process without permission.  In essence, […]
March 2, 2021

What are trade marks?

Trade marks are an important business asset. They are signs that help your customers identify your products and services, and to distinguish them from a competitor’s products and services. The recognition of your trade mark by your customers enables: the building of your business reputation by virtue of the distinctive […]
March 2, 2021

What are designs?

Designs registered under the Registered Designs Ordinance (Cap. 522) protect the visible features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament applied to an article, by any industrial process, which appeal to the eye. Designs do not protect the functionality or operation of products. Protection for the way in which a product […]
March 2, 2021

What is copyright?

Under the copyright regime in the Hong Kong SAR, copyright subsists in: original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works; sound recordings and films; broadcasts and cable programmes; and typographical arrangements of published editions of literary, dramatic and musical works.   Copyright protects the way that an idea is expressed. Copyright does not protect […]
March 2, 2021

Useful Links

A collection of links to IP-related information and services on the internet are provided below. The inclusion of these websites does not constitute a recommendation to these associations from our company. We are not responsible for the content of any of these websites included in this list.  The links are […]