National Copyright Innovation Development Base was established in Pudong

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The national copyright innovation development base is located in Pudong and will break through the restrictions on the registration place to carry out copyright registration services in the free trade zone.

Pudong, which was established at thirty, ushered in another good news. With the approval of the National Copyright Administration, the "National Copyright Innovation Development Base (Shanghai Pudong)" officially landed recently.

Statistics show that the cultural and creative industry has become one of the pillar industries in Pudong’s economic and social development. In 2019, Pudong's cultural and creative industry's annual operating income reached 335.1 billion yuan, and more than 500 cultural and creative enterprises with a scale of more than 100 million yuan. The added value of the cultural and creative industries was 109.78 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth rate of 12.3%, accounting for 8.7% of the region. Pudong has gathered a number of key enterprises. For example, China Reading Group has become the industry-leading genuine digital reading platform. In 2018, IP revenue increased by 160% year-on-year; Migu, Tianyi, CCTV, CCTV, Himalaya, Dragonfly, National Live , PPTV, Station B, Shanda, NetEase, Perfect World, Konghongdian, Ninetowns, Hippo Animation and other companies have developed and grown in Pudong.

In September 2019, the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone Copyright Service Center, the first copyright service center in the National Free Trade Zone, began operations. With the support of the Shanghai Copyright Administration, the Copyright Center has provided copyright consulting services for more than 1,000 market entities and right holders, and registered copyright works for more than 100 Pudong enterprises since its operation; the work registration process has been shortened from the original 30 working days to seven working days, 34,000 quick registrations have been completed. Copyright registration plays an important role in preventing legal risks of copyright disputes, reducing copyright transaction costs, and promoting the transformation of copyright achievements. At present, the Shanghai Copyright Administration has opened a window for accepting works registration in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, mainly for the registration of works in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. In the future, the "National Copyright Innovation Development Base (Shanghai Pudong)" will be based on the principle of "where copyright acts occur", break through the restrictions on registration places in the free trade zone, expand copyright registration services, and satisfy the creation of copyright works in the free trade zone, utilize and protect development needs, and create a copyright highland.

"Pudong New Area is rich in copyright resources and has a good copyright ecology. It has comparative advantages in optimizing copyright trading models, promoting copyright value conversion, exploring copyright financial innovation, radiating the Yangtze River Delta and Yangtze River Economic Belt, and promoting the internationalization of copyright industries." Shanghai Free Trade Hu Huanzhong, Chairman of the District International Cultural Investment Development Co., Ltd. and Director of the Copyright Service Center of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, introduced that at present, the amount of art in and out of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (bonded area) accounts for the city’s art imports and exports Channel services account for more than 30% of the market. The "Chinese National Museum Cultural and Creative Flagship Store" operated by the Free Trade Zone Cultural Investment Company and launched on Alibaba's "AliExpress Online Trading Platform" is available in English, Spanish, Russian and other languages Publishes Guobo's cultural and creative products, sales cover 220 countries and regions, and realizes overseas promotion, cross-border fund settlement, global logistics and delivery. "We look forward to introducing more international and national professional activities and expert resources into the Free Trade Zone through the National Copyright Innovation Development Base (Shanghai Pudong), and future breakthroughs in copyright services for foreign-related works." "National Copyright Innovation Development Base (Shanghai) After the landing in Pudong, in addition to further providing basic services for work registration, efforts will be made to improve the industrial chain, explore copyright monitoring, copyright transaction services, and application promotion, and strengthen copyright creation, use, and protection, and innovate copyright working mechanisms system to promote the high-quality development of the copyright industry." The relevant person in charge of the Shanghai Copyright Administration introduced.

Source: China IP Today