Change Agents: Inside China’s Music Copyright Law (Panel/DongDong Special)

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Copyright Law | No Comments
Change Agents: Inside China’s Music Copyright Law (Panel/DongDong Special)

Share In November last year, Beijing music industry conference DongDong played host to a panel focusing on the development of music copyright in China, curated and moderated by China Music Business. The panel consisted of three China music industry heavyweights – each of whom has been intimately involved in the development and implementation of copyright […]

Ramble On: Intellectual Property Rights and The Chinese Music Industry (Interview/DongDong special)

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Copyright Law | One Comment
Ramble On: Intellectual Property Rights and The Chinese Music Industry (Interview/DongDong special)

ShareChina Music Business is the proud sponsor of the “Whats New In IPR in China?” panel at this years DongDong music industry conference in Beijing, Nov 26th-29th. In only it’s second year, DongDong has quickly become a must attend event for anyone working in China’s independent music business, with a range of panels, workshops, seminars […]

Whack-A-Mole: A Brief History of Music Piracy in China

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Copyright Law | 6 Comments
Whack-A-Mole: A Brief History of Music Piracy in China

ShareCopyright owners have long lamented rampant media piracy in China. For years, international film and music industry groups have estimated the piracy rate for optical disc media (CDs, DVDs, and VCDs) to be at least eighty-five to ninety percent. As recently as 2011, virtually all music downloads in China were unauthorized. Subsequently, the international major […]

Making Amends: China Music Copyright Law Primer

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Copyright Law | 4 Comments
Making Amends: China Music Copyright Law Primer

Share Many people wonder why piracy of copyrighted works in China is such a persistent, difficult problem to tackle, and some may wonder whether China even has a modern copyright law at all. The aim of this article is to provide some background regarding China’s copyright law for those interested in understanding what China’s copyright environment […]