1/14/2011

Chinese copyright law on copyrights as collateral and music piracy

The copyright law of China - which is still a relatively young thing - has  attracted recent attention (in print).
. . . explores the history of Chinese copyright law as it has been shaped by Confucian political culture, and discusses the socioeconomic factors hindering the effective enforcement of China’s modern copyright regime. Additionally, it reveals that the ex-post legal strategy utilized to combat music piracy in China has compounded the enforcement issues due to its insensitivity to such cultural norms.