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The Customs and Excise Department is the only department responsible for taking criminal sanctions against copyright and trademark infringements in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The Department has the mission to protect the interests of intellectual property rights (IPR) owners and legitimate traders through enforcement of the Copyright Ordinance, Chapter 528, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) , the Trade Descriptions Ordinance, Chapter 362 (Opens a new window) and the Prevention of Copyright Piracy Ordinance, Chapter 544 (Opens a new window) under the Laws of Hong Kong.


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Intellectual Property Rights Protection