Short Courses, Cyber Law, Law, Part-time Programmes

Cyber Law in Hong Kong – Copyright and Internet

Short Course

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Mode of Study & Programme Length:
3 Lessons;Total 7.5 hours (Please refer course dates to below “Programme Content”)
Medium of Instruction:
English supplement with Cantonese
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Programme Features:

Cyber Law in Hong Kong is a comprehensive overview of the law in Hong Kong and is essential not only for lawyers but for anyone connected with the creation, storage and dissemination of material on the Internet.

Opportunities for Further Studies:

  • Professional Certificate in Hong Kong Cyber Law
Programme Objectives

After completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Possess the basic knowledge and legal principles of copyright protection on the Internet; and
  • Recognize the legislations and regulations on the protection of copyright relation to Internet world.
Programme Content

Copyright and the Internet

  • Types of copyright protected material
  • Copyright ownership and Subsistence of copyright
  • Infringement of copyright and defenses
  • Fair dealing and justiciable infringement acts
  • Liability of Internet Services Provider
  • Copying and adapting a computer program
  • Registered designs rights
  • Employees’ creation and commissioned work


  • Types of hyperlinks
  • Legal issues arising from linking
  • Moral rights implications
  • Hypertext links and defamation
Further Opportunities

Anyone who is interested in Hong Kong Cyber Law.

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