China IPMT Alert
12 April 2012
On 31 March 2012, the National Copyright Administration of P.R.C. (the "NCAC") released a draft of proposed amendments to the P.R.C Copyright Law (the "Draft"), inviting the public to provide comments by 30 April 2012. The proposed amendments, if approved, will become the 3rd and most comprehensive revision of the Copyright Law to date.
This note highlights noticeable amendments that are proposed in the Draft; discusses issues that would need clarifications from the lawmaker or judiciary; as well as potential impacts on copyright proprietors.