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Hong Kong: Intellectual Property Documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Hong Kong intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection, with links to free material online.

Material on this list may only be available in Chinese. We cannot translate items for you

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.


Intellectual Property Department

Title Holdings Medium Location

Patent Databases

Patent Search System1990 (?) - to dateOnline

Official Journals

Intellectual Property JournalApril 2003 - to dateOnline
Government Gazette Patent & Trade Mark Extracts1963 - 2001PaperIP Reserve South
Government Gazette Patent and Trade Mark Notices1951 - 1954PaperIP Reserve South
Patent Notifications1903 - 1950PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous Patent Publications

Annual Report1965 - 1972, 1982 - 1990PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Trade Mark Search SystemCurrentOnline
Trade Mark Advertisements/Extracts1936 - 1954PaperIP Reserve South
Trade Mark Notifications1900 - 1950PaperIP Reserve South
Government Gazette Trade Marks1881 - 1900PaperIP Reserve South

Registered Designs

Design Search SystemCurrentOnline