Conference- ‘Digital Platform Governance: Security, Scalability and Sustainability’ (Online)

10 January 2023

On 10 January 2023, the Centre for Legal Innovation and Digital Society (CLINDS) at CUHK LAW and the Department of Law, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester (UoM) jointly held the conference “Digital Platform Governance: Security, Scalability and Sustainability.” This conference is part of a larger collaborative project supported by the CUHK-UoM Research Fund. With the theme on legal implications of platform economy and web3, this conference covered topics such as jurisdictions of transnational internet activities, human rights and platforms, governance of the decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), intellectual property issues concerning artificial intelligence (AI) and non-fungible token (NFT), etc. CUHK LAW Professors Dicky Tsang, Normann Witzleb and Eliza Mik spoke respectively on the enforcement of foreign intellectual property right in China, platform liability, and smart contracts. Other speakers and moderators from the Faculty included Dean Lutz-Christian Wolff, Professors Steven Gallagher, Gregory Gordon, Queenie Lai, Jyh-An Lee, and Mr. Ernest Southworth.