CNTV (CCTV) Sues China Telecom For Copyright Infringement

Geng Wenxin of Global Times, a state owned news organisation, reports about CNTV (China Network Television) part of CCTV (China Central Television) suing two provincial branches of China Telecom for using its copyrighted content without permission. China Telecom at the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court (Guangdong province) China Telecom at the Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court (Jiangsu […]

How Much Does A Copyright Holder Get When His Content is Broadcast in China?

IP Dragon’s friend Rogier Creemer, of Maastricht University, who is doing field research for his his PhD thesis about copyright, piracy and media control, points us to the provisional radio and tv broadcasting recording remuneration payment rules that will be effective January 1, 2010. Thank you Rogier. Provisional Radio and Television Station Broadcasting Audio Recording […]

Music Copyright Fees for Television and Radio Announced

Picture: TV History JLM Pacific Epoch (China Business Headlines & Analysis from JL McGregor & Company) translated a report by West China City Daily quoting Chinese composer Xu Peidong that China’s National Publishing Administration plans to set up copyright fees of 2.4 Renminbi per minute for music used on television and 0,3 Renminbi per minute […]