Online Movie Piracy Rampant over Spring Festival Holiday

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China’s copyright watchdog has vowed to take serious measures against lawbreakers following rampant piracy of Spring Festival blockbusters and the availability of illegal download resources on Chinese social media. Read More

In A Series of Three Firsts, Beijing’s Internet Court Dismisses ByteDance Copyright Suit against Baidu

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Beijing’s newly established internet court has dismissed ByteDance-backed Douyin’s copyright lawsuit against Baidu. Read More

China’s Internet Courts are Spreading; Online Dispute Resolution is Working

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The fact that China has expanded its Internet courts from one city to three means it views its initial foray into internet dispute resolution as having been a success. Read More

I’ve Lost my IP and NOW I Need Some “Quick” Advice

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It is a truism to say that much is in flux with China these days. It is another truism to say that flux increases risk. But both of these things are true and those who do not act accordingly are going to suffer. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Group’s New Membership Program Aims to Boost Market Share in Digital Entertainment 

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Similar to Amazon Prime in the US, Alibaba's new membership package aims to encourage customer loyalty and bring consumers from its e-commerce sites to its digital entertainment platforms. Read More

Growing Over-the-Top Content Streaming Opportunities in the US and China

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How Cinedigm is leveraging its business model to build new cross-border audiences. Read More

China Trademarks: 12 Resolutions for 2018 (Part Two of Two)

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In the spirit of starting out 2018 on the right foot, China Law Blog compiled a list of 12 trademark-related resolutions for any company that does business in China and has at least one brand that they care about. Read More

Headlines from China: The Different Fates of This Year’s Two British-Chinese Co-productions 

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While 'The Foreigner' is one of the top performers in box office during China's National Day holiday, 'S.M.A.R.T. Chase' has only made 14 million yuan since its release on September 30. Read More

Chinese Police Crack Biggest Case of Online Piracy

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Chinese authorities have cracked the largest case in China of online film and TV series piracy, in which perpetrators made over 8 million yuan in revenues from illegally displaying advertising to users, running off servers across China. Read More

Filmmaker’s Fracas with School Highlights Copyright Concerns

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Whose movie is it, anyway? Read More