In a knowledge-based economy, intellectual property (IP) is becoming increasingly important in promoting business development.
The Intellectual Property Department of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, with support from the Law Society of Hong Kong, provides FREE One-On-One IP Consultation Service for Hong Kong small and medium enterprises (SMEs*).
The owner of a Hong Kong patent can take civil action to prevent any person from using the patented invention in the Hong Kong SAR without permission.
RFS aims to subsidise manufacturers to set up new smart production lines in Hong Kong. The entire or a significant portion of the production line under application should fulfil the “smart manufacturing” criteria.
PSTS-TC aims to fund the production of prototypes/samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector by technology companies conducting R&D activities in Hong Kong.
PSTS-SPC aims to provide funding support for production of prototypes/samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector by incubatees and graduate tenants of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC) and Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport).
PSTS-ITF aims to provide funding support for production of prototypes/samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector to facilitate and promote the realisation and commercialisation of research and development (R&D) results under ITF projects.
PAG aims to encourage local companies and inventors to capitalise their intellectual work through patent registration.
TVP aims to support local enterprises/organisations in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or upgrade or transform their business processes.