SPECIAL IPR AWARENESS SCREENING & WORKSHOP FOR GUANGDONG COPYRIGHT BUREAU DELEGATION

16 May 2019

IFACT-GC supported an IPR awareness screening and workshop organized by the Intellectual Property Department (IPD), Hong Kong Customs and Intellectual Property Rights Protection Alliance (IPRPA). The event promoted respect for Intellectual property rights, cultivating positive values among youngsters and an exchange of views on IPR protection in relation to the current legislative environment. The event was attended by a delegation led by the Guangdong Copyright Bureau, including officials of Huizhou Copyright Bureau, Huizhou Education Bureau, secondary school students and teachers from Huizhou City.

During the event, “The Taste of Originality” and “Copyright Infringement is A Disease”, the 10th IPR awareness project, a collaborative effort between IFACT-GC and Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU) was screened together with winning videos of IFOCAT’s “2018 Hong Kong Heart Short Video Competition”. Representatives from the creative industry including International Federation of Creativity and Technology (IFOCAT) and IFACT-GC were invited to share their insights on challenges faced by the motion picture and music industry in the digital era and emphasized the importance of IPR protection.

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