Jacqueline Lui, Eagle IP
Hong Kong’s patent law largely reflects the
content and style of the UK CPDA, 1978 except for the
substantive examination system.
In Hong Kong, indirect infringement is governed by Section
74 of the
Patent Ordinance 1997. Section 74 (1) reads:
A patent while it is in force shall also confer on its
proprietor the right to prevent all third parties not having
his consent from supplying or offering to supply in Hong Kong a
person, other than a party entitled to work the patented
invention, with means, relating to an essential element of that
invention, for putting it...