China issues landmark ruling on copyright infringement involving AI-generated images

China has issued the world's first legally binding verdict concerning copyright infringement of AI-generated images, according to news released on Monday. The Guangzhou Internet Court ruled on Feb 8 that an AI company was guilty of infringing on copyright.

China’s copyright registrations up 40.46% in 2023

The total number of copyright registrations nationwide reached 8,923,901 in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 40.46%, according to news released by the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC).

Baidu hit with 64.5 million yuan verdict for infringing NavInfo’s copyright

The Beijing High People’s Court upheld a lower court’s ruling demanding Baidu to pay 64.5 million Yuan to NavInfo for copyright infringement and unfair competition, as announced by NavInfo on January 9.

China’s Beijing Internet Court rules on the first copyright infringement dispute over AI-generated image

China’s Beijing Internet Court has made a first-instance judgment on the first copyright case in the field related to AI-generated images. The Court found that the defendant’s conduct constituted infringement and must make a public apology and pay 500 yuan in compensation.

Zhang Wen appointed president of the Beijing Financial Court

On September 22, the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 16th Beijing Municipal People's Congress voted to appoint Zhang Wen as the president of the Beijing Financial Court. Zhang Wen, born in August 1968 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, was graduated from Peking University.