IP Enforcement to Stand Guard at CIIE

On November 5th, the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) was inaugurated in Shanghai, with an IP protection and dispute resolution service center orderly operational and law enforcement officers and service personnel in position. The grand international gathering, highlighting cutting-edge technologies, seeking global economic and trade cooperation and demonstrating China's resolve in tightening IP protection, attracts more than 3,000 businesses from over 130 countries. From August 1st to November 10th, Shanghai IP Office, backed by a city-wi…

Country to fine-tune its IPR policies

Stricter enforcement measures will be adopted to boost innovation China will continue to revise its policies and regulations on intellectual property protection and implement stricter enforcement measures to further boost innovation and create a first-class business environment for both domestic and foreign companies, China's intellectual property administrators said on Tuesday. "The recent positive international assessment and the response from the market have shown that China's efforts in improving the business environment and IP protection have paid off," Li Chenggang, assistant minis…

570,000 short videos involving copyright infringement removed

A total of 15 major Chinese online video-sharing platforms have collectively taken down 570,000 short videos involving copyright infringements, China's copyright authority announced Wednesday. Noting existing copyright problems among the 15 major video-sharing platforms, the National Copyright Administration had summoned representatives from companies such as Douyin, Kuaishou, Pear Video and Bilibili over copyright concerns in September. The authority asked the platforms to strengthen copyright management of their content to ensure that all copyrighted videos, music, photos and text are …