Terms & Conditions

Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2020 - Competition Terms & Conditions


  1. All submissions must be original. No submission fee is required. However, entrants are solely responsible for all expenses in preparing the submissions.
  2. The Organiser and the Sponsor (viz Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) have the right to use all or any of the entries in any format and reserves the rights to use or allow any party to use the entries for publication, exhibition, and publicity of the Awards for non-commercial purpose at no extra cost to the respective entrants. Such publication, exhibition and publicity need not be limited to organisation and / or promotion of the Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2020 only.
  3. All entrants must be the sole and exclusive owner of the copyright of the entry(ies) or have the consent or endorsements from its property owner / licensor. Entries should not infringe on the rights of any third party. Otherwise, any unearthed infringement of any third party will result in disqualification of the entry(ies) concerned.
  4. All entries submitted must be without infringing on the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)* of any party. Entrants must acknowledge any authorised use of graphics in the entry(ies) in accordance with the relevant copyright laws. The Organiser shall not be responsible whether directly or indirectly for any liability arising whatsoever or howsoever from any violation of any copyright laws. Entrant shall indemnify the Organiser against all actions, costs, claims and liabilities of whatsoever nature arising out of or in connection with any allegation and / or claim of infringement of any IPR of any party.
  5. *”Intellectual Property Rights” shall mean patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, design rights, copyright, domain names, database rights, rights in know-how, new inventions, designs or processes and other intellectual property rights of whatever nature and wheresoever arising, whether now known or hereafter created, and in each case whether registered or unregistered and including applications for the grant of any such rights.
  6. The list of finalists and winners will be announced on the competition’s website. Finalists and winners will receive separate written notification by mail or email from the Organiser.
  7. Incomplete application form submitted will be disqualified. The Organiser reserves the right to refuse any entries or disqualify any entrants or withhold the presentation of any award to any entry without advance notice.
  8. Entry submission will not be returned. Please keep your own copy before submission.
  9. Any person taking part in the competition implicitly agrees with its regulation. For any matters not covered in these regulations / any updated news, the Organiser may publish the relevant information on the competition’s website without further notice. The Organiser reserves the right to grant permission to the media for publishing any of the entries.
  10. The Organiser reserves the right to amend the regulations of the programme without advance notice. Amendment notice will be announced as soon as possible. In the event of any disputes, the Organiser reserves the right of the final decision.
  11. Once an application form is submitted, it implies full understanding and agreement of the entrant to all the terms and conditions as set out in this application form and those prevailing throughout the programme.
  12. The Organiser reserves the right to interpret and amend the regulations and details of the programme.
  13. The Organiser reserves the right to ask for provision of evidence of Retail Sales or Royalty Income the property in above achieved (such as audited report and sales contract).
  14. Competition results rest on the final decision of the Judging Panel and organizer. Entrants Shall raise no objection.
  15. The Organiser reserves the right to make alteration to the winning design for figurine and mascot production and promotion purpose, and not to use in whole or in part the winning design. No dispute shall be raised by the winner.
  16. The Organiser reserves the right to revise the above conditions without making any advance announcement.