China

Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China)

Year of Version:
2010
Dates:
Entry into force: June 1, 1991
Adopted: September 7, 1990
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China adopted on September 7, 1990, was amended for the first time in 1990, and for the second time in 2010.\n\r\n\rThis consolidated version of the Copyright Law incorporates the amendments up to the 'Decision of February 26, 2010, of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law', which entered into force on April 1, 2010.
Available Texts:
English
Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of February 26, 2010, by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China) pdf html (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Chinese
2010年2月26日,中华人民共和国著作权法(根据中华人民共和国主席令第26号2010年2月26日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改<中华人民共和国著作权法>的决定》修正) pdf html (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
CN031