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Fruits of the secret garden: garden leave and executive departures
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • October 28 2013

A late summer's eve. The sun is slipping from the sky. Golden hour is approaching. A figure toils with a hedgerow. A snip here. A clip there. All


Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ? (Part two)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • July 11 2013

So social media use creates risk in the workplace. Should employers ban it? Social media is part of how we live now; that's not left at the door when


Government steps up fight against shadow companies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • June 17 2008

The Hong Kong government has announced a public consultation on the amendments to the Companies Ordinance


Calls in Hong Kong for tighter control of user generated content
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • April 28 2008

A recent incident involving Hong Kong starlet, Edison Chen, has raised questions about how Hong Kong legislation controls user generated content


Wealthy Realty Ltd v Cheng Yung
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • May 6 2008

This case considered a restraint of trade clause and the reasonableness of a clause which sought to restrain an employee from working for any competitor in the same “district” for six months after termination


The secret to enforcing confidential information restraints in Hong Kong double rise Development Ltd v Lung Kit Chuen
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 27 2013

Double Rise Development engaged in sourcing. The success of its business was based on keeping the supplier and the customer for the products apart


Hong Kong fashion giant to pay RMB20 million for trade mark infringement
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • May 16 2008

In a recent first instance decision handed down by the Hangzhou Intermediate People’s Court, Hong Kong-based fashion chain Generation 2000 Limited ("G2000"), along with three of its Chinese franchisees, were ordered to pay RMB20 million (about US$2.8 million) in damages to Zhao Hua ("Zhao"), a PRC individual, for infringing his “2000” trade mark


Hummingbird Music Limited v Dino Acconci and Giulio Acconci
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • October 9 2007

An artist will usually enter into a contract with a professional management company, appointing the company as his exclusive manager


Government steps up fight against shadow companies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • May 16 2008

The Hong Kong government has announced a public consultation on the amendments to the Companies Ordinance


Security breaches of personal data in Hong Kong
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 1 2007

The security of personal data in Hong Kong is governed by the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap 482) ("PDPO"), the primary purpose of which is to protect the privacy of living individuals in relation to their personal data