The Legal Office provides legal support to the University on matters affecting the University, including commercial, employment, personal data, litigation, intellectual property rights and governance issues. The Legal Office is comprised of a team of professionals led by the Head of Legal.
The Legal Office does not provide advice on personal matters of members of the University or matters of individual interests which do not relate to or concern the University.
University’s Titles, Names and Logos, and their derivatives (collectively, “HKUST Marks”) are valuable assets of the University attached to which are the University’s high quality and standards as an international research university. Use of the HKUST Marks shall comply with the Policy and Guidelines on the Use of the University’s Titles, Names and Logos (please click below):
Reference forms under the Policy:
- Form for seeking Use of HKUST Marks (for Constituent Units’ enquiries relating to use of HKUST Marks)
- Form for seeking new registration of an organization of staff, students, alumni and/or former employees and use of the University’s Titles and Names as part of the organization’s name
- Form for creating a new mark
List of HKUST Marks can be accessed here.
Legal Service Request
Colleagues from internal units who would like to seek assistance from the Legal Office please first obtain approval from relevant unit heads and complete the Legal Service Request Form.