Know Your Patent Pitfalls

October 05, 2016

Before venturing into the global market, HK's innovation-based startups need to secure their product against intellectual property theft and other issues.

Lewis Ho is an intellectual property lawyer with the Hong Kong branch of global law firm Dechert. He specializes in working with startups on patent issues. Ho said he found that on many occasions patent filings made on behalf of universities are dangerously scant on details. In one case, for example, a local bio-tech company created a chemical compound intended to be used in cancer treatment while simultaneously developing an innovative approach to manufacturing the chemical.

Read the full article quoting Lewis Ho: "Know Your Patent Pitfalls."