– Copyright Ordinance, Cap. 528.
– Prevention of Copyright Piracy Ordinance, Cap. 544.

Membership in International Conventions

– Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
– Universal Copyright Convention.
– Phonograms Convention.
– WTO's TRIPS Agreement.
– WIPO Copyright Treaty.
– WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty.

Protection

Registration is not required for owners of an original work. Copyright protection is automatic and free from the moment a work is created.

Duration: (a) 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the author dies; (b) if the work is of unknown authorship, copyright expires (i) at the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first made; or (ii) if during that period the work is made available to the public, at the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is first so made available; (c) if the work is computer-generated, copyright expires at the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was made.

Registry

Authority name: none.  Internet address: none.

Collective Management Organizations: CASH (www.cash.org.hk), HKRRLS (http://hkrrls.org).