Copyright

China releases 2020 report on digital copyright protection

On June 1, the National Copyright Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NCAC) released its annual report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the country’s protection and enforcement of digital copyright.

CCTV is not happy about “being copied” anymore

On May 20, 2021, CCTV accused Zhejiang Television of the technical duplication of its promo on its Weibo.

China sees 100-fold surge in infringements on fonts and typefaces

China is witnessing the amount of lawsuits to have spiked 100 times over the infringement of the IP in font and typeface designs over a decade, The Beijing News has learned. The damages per infringement in suits filed against e-commerce shop owners have averaged 800 USD.

Giant killer: smart video tech company Meishe sues TikTok owner ByteDance over programming plagiarism

Beijing Meishe Network Technology Co., Ltd. filed a formal lawsuit against ByteDance, Beijing Microseeding Horizon Technology Co., Ltd., and several affiliated companies on the grounds of the infringement of computer software copyright and technical secrets.

China National Copyright Administration: strengthen the short video infringement to fight

On April 25, 2021, the State Council Information Office held a press conference to introduce the implementation of the 14th Five-Year Plan and the acceleration of building China into a strong intellectual property country.