CUHK LAW Metaverse Law Conference


14 Mar 2023


9:00 am – 5:40 pm


Graduate Law Centre 2/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong


Keynote Speaker:

  • Prof. Roger BROWNSWORD – Professor, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London (KCL)

Speakers / Moderators:

  • Dr. Albert Wai-Kit CHAN – Founder & Director, USCIPI
  • Prof. Gregory GORDON – Professor, CUHK LAW
  • Prof. Stuart HARGREAVES – Associate Professor, CUHK LAW
  • Prof. Jyh-An LEE – Professor and Executive Director, CLINDS, CUHK LAW
  • Dr. Joseph LEE – Reader in Corporate and Financial Law, University of Manchester
  • Prof. Kai von LEWINSKI – Professor and Vice Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Passau
  • Mr. Canhui LIU – Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Kelvin LOW – Professor, Faculty of Law National University of Singapore
  • Prof. Eliza MIK – Assistant Professor, CUHK LAW
  • Prof. Jeannie Marie PATERSON – Professor, Melbourne Law School
  • Ms. Jacqueline QIAO – Partner, JunHe
  • Prof. David TAN – Professor and Co-Director of TRAIL, Faculty of Law National University of Singapore
  • Prof. Runhua WANG – Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • Prof. Normann WITZLEB – Associate Professor, CUHK LAW
  • Prof. Lutz-Christian WOLFF – Dean of the Faculty of Law and Wei Lun Professor of Law, CUHK LAW
  • Prof. Chao XI – Professor, Associate Dean (Research) and Head of Graduate Division of Law, CUHK LAW
  • Mr. Leon YANG – Ph.D. Candidate, Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Event Details:

Metaverse includes both closed virtual spaces, such as the interactions enabled by Meta’s Oculus Quest, as well as open decentralized spaces built on blockchain technologies, such as Decentraland. While we have increasingly socialise, work, play, learn, shop and innovate in the metaverse, various legal issues therein remained unsolved. The conference will examine emerging issues associated with the metaverse in different fields of law, including but not limited contract law, property law, intellectual property, data protection, consumer protection, and financial law.

The Media & Arts Law Review will be publishing a special symposium issue of papers presented at this conference.

Registration is accepted on a first-come, first served basis, subject to the availability of seats.

Metaverse Law Conference


CPD credits are available upon application and subject to accreditation by the Law Society of Hong Kong (currently pending). The registration fee for CPD points applicants is HKD500.

Language: English