China Expands Copyright Law With Four New Provisions

Law360, New York (November 13, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- China's National Copyright Administration is expanding copyright laws to include protection of folk literature, network information distribution, radio and television broadcasting and certain artworks, China Daily reported.

The administration will also step up copyright enforcement through joint programs with regional intellectual property management departments and local public security offices, industry and commerce officials, an administration official told China Daily.

The newspaper offered no details on the new provisions of the copyright law.

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