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Jan 1, 2021
MPLC (Hong Kong) shall maintain its 2020 published rates for all new licenses

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented and prolonged stress and torment throughout the world, including Hong Kong.  Like you, MPLC prays for the health, safety, and well-being of our shared community during these troubled times.

In light of this exceptional situation, MPLC (Hong Kong) shall maintain its 2020 published rates for all new licenses* issued in 2021.

In case of further questions, please reach out to our offices at 35965857 directly.


* Renewal license fees will reflect only a modest cost-of-living-adjustment.
Sep 28, 2020
Inter-School Online Intellectual Property Quiz Contest 2020

To further enhance the knowledge and understanding of intellectual property (IP) rights among primary and secondary school students, the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) will organise the “Inter-School Online Intellectual Property Quiz Contest 2020 - IP Detective Class” from 28 September 2020 to 15 November 2020. Details of the contest are as follows:

28 September (1:00 pm) - 15 November 2020 (11:59 pm)


Competition Category:
Senior Primary (Primary 4 - 6), Junior Secondary (Secondary 1 - 3), and Senior Secondary (Secondary 4 - 5)


Introduction: The contest contains 15 multiple-choice questions. Participants should answer the questions within the shortest period of time and achieve the highest score. Supplementary information including videos and comics about IP are available on the contest website to enhance students’ understanding of the relevant IP issues.


Let’s join the “Inter-School Online Intellectual Property Quiz Contest – IP Detective Class”!

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Oct 5, 2018

Upon invitation from the Intellectual Property Rights Department (IPD), MPLC HK is proud to have been selected as a supporting organization for the IPD's 2018 online Inter-School Intellectual Property Contest.   Hosted for the purpose of strengthening the understanding of IP Rights among primary and secondary school students, the contest runs from 15 October through 14 November with further details available here.

Feb 20, 2018
MPLC Announces Asia-Pacific Expansion, Hong Kong slated as first of eight new regional markets

The Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC), the world’s largest provider of non-theatrical exhibition services for film and television producers, announced plans to expand its global operations through the establishment of an Asia-Pacific regional hub office in Hong Kong and at least eight new operating entities over the next four years. Industry veteran Frank Rittman has been appointed as MPLC’s Managing Director for the region based in Hong Kong, reporting to MPLC Vice Chairman Mike Weatherley.

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Mar 09 2017
MPLC's Spring Film Gala

Los Angeles, CA – On March 9, Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) held a Film Industry cocktail party, entitled “MPLC’s Spring Film Gala" at the British Consul General, Chris O’Connor's private residence in Los Angeles. Top studio executives from all of the major and independent film and music companies who support the creative industries were in attendance.

MPLC Spring Film Gala

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Jul 01 2016
MPLC Adds More Producers

Los Angeles, CA – We are pleased to announce that the MPLC Umbrella License® now includes the audiovisual content of STARZ original television programming and Anchor Bay feature films for public exhibition licensing in all markets in the United States. In addition to STARZ and Anchor Bay, MPLC’s list of studios and producers includes every Hollywood Studio and over 1,000 other independent film and television producers.

May 09 2016
Association Impact Interview

Eileen Korte, Vice President of the Licensing Division for MPLC, is interviewed by Cheryl Ronk, President of the Michigan Society of Association Executives regarding motion picture copyright compliance within associations.

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Mar 29 2016
7 Steps to Help Your Retail Business Avoid Copyright Infringement

JD Supra Business Advisor

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Mar 02 2016
A political solution

Intellectual Property Magazine

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01 2016
The future direction of UK IP legislation (and how to lobby for change)

World Trademark Review

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Nov 17 2014
Hottest ticket in town. ADA negotiates reduced-rate license to show movies in practice
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