Iron Tech Lawyer Invitational – LITE Lab@HKU Students Bring Home the First Prize! (17 April 2020)
Students from the first cohort of LITE Lab@HKU brought home the first prize in the inaugural Iron Tech Lawyer Invitational 2020, a competition organised by Georgetown Law Institute for Technology and Policy for students to pitch tech-powered access-to-justice projects. This was the first year the competition invitation was extended to students from other law schools, and HKU students emerged victorious from the fierce competition against 10 different student teams. As undergraduates, the four students were also the youngest Invitational participants, three of whom are law students and the fourth an arts and design student. Participating US law schools included Georgetown Law School, University of Pennsylvania – Carey Law School, University of California Davis – King Hall School of Law, Brooklyn Law School, University of Arizona – James E Rogers College of Law, Albany Law School and Richmond School of Law. International law schools included University of Hong Kong, University of Alberta – Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne – Melbourne Law School.
Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, students brought together and presented a pitch for an AI-powered platform for injured workers. This platform was incorporated in [xx] under the name LiteX Limited and have been accepted into the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park’s Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program. The winning team included Chloe Lok Wing Chan, UX designer and programmer Cuthbert Chow, natural language processing (NLP) and data management lead Jasmine Chi Man Poon and business management lead Iverson Chun Ming Wong.
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