HKCIA Celebrating its 1st Anniversary on the World IP Day 2016
To celebrate HKCIA’s 1st anniversary, the Association organized an annual dinner on the WIP Day 2016 (April 26th) at the Show Boat Restaurant for its 19 members. 50+ VIP and distinguished guests from various creative industry sectors were invited to join this meaningful event including but not limited to
The Hon. Ma Fung-kwok, SBS JP of the Legislative Council; Ms. Ada Leung, JP, Director of Intellectual Property Department; Mr. Hermes Tang Yi-hoi CMSM, Deputy Commissioner and Ms. Louise Ho Pui-shan, Assistant Commissioner of Hong Kong Customs; Mr. Li Junrui, Deputy Director of the Department of Publicity, Cultural and Sports Affairs, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, Ms. Doris Fong, Head of Creative Services of Invest Hong Kong; Mr. Andy Ho of Andy Ho Public Affairs Consulting Co.; Mr. Checkley Sin, Chairman and Andy Lam, President of International Federation of Creativity and Technology; Mr. Desmond Chen, Assistant General Manager of TVB; Dr. Edmund Lee, Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre; Mr. Tony Wong Yuk-long; Chairman of Hong Kong Comics & Animation Federation; Mr. Raymond Wong, Chairman of Movie Producers & Distributors Association of Hong Kong; Mr. Ricky Fung, CEO of IFPI (Hong Kong Group); Mr. Gabriel Pang, Chairman of Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association; Mr. Patrick Tong, CEO of Mei Ah Entertainment Group and Mr. Percy Fung, Hon. Chairman of Association of Motion Picture Post Production Professionals.
Mr. Robert Lee, Chairman of HKCIA gave a warm welcome to all attending guests with a brief introduction of the Association and its vision and mission to unite the Hong Kong creative, innovation and technology industries to strive for sufficient and timely legal protection and to pursue the SAR Government the paramount importance to allocate adequate resources for the Intellectual Property (IP) education, particularly including IP as an independent subject in the school curriculum, right from the primary school level and all the way throughout the secondary and tertiary institutes.
Councilor Ma Fung-kwok and Ms. Ada Leung also delivered key note addresses to the participants.