Judge laments lack of central copyright register
by NICK GENTLE
AsiaMedia, publication date: 16 October 2005
"It has been alleged that Cheung, chief shareholder in Topwide, signed a deal with a Thai company to produce VCDs in Hong Kong for distribution across Thailand. He had been given documents written in Thai purporting to be licensing agreements for reproducing those works in Hong Kong.
But unbeknownst to him, according to his defence counsel, the alleged licensing agreements were no good outside Thailand."