Patent registration in Hong Kong

Patenting in Hong Kong is subject to a certain number of peculiarities which stands out as a particularly atypical case, due to its nature as a special administrative region.

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Patent in Hong Kong: essential features.

  • Patents in Hong Kong are granted based on a formal examination of the application; patent’s examination does not extend to matters of substance relating to novelty or inventive step of the invention.
  • The granting of a patent in Hong Kong relies on the registration of a patent filed by one of the three following patent offices: