Copyright registration involves works listed in article 3 of the copyright law, such as written works, oral works, fine art photography works, film and television works, video works, engineering and product design drawings and their descriptions. Copyright registration includes works of literature, art and natural science, social science, engineering technology and other works created in the following forms.
Copyright also becomes copyright, and on a voluntary basis the following works shall be registered as Copyrights: Oral works; Music, drama, folk art, dance, acrobatic art works; Art and architectural works; Photographic works; (ii) cinematographic works and works created in a manner similar to cinematographic production; Engineering design drawings, product design drawings, maps, schematic drawings and other graphic works and model works; Other works as prescribed by laws and administrative regulations. In addition, it accepts registration of other copyright-related matters; Registration of authorization matters for all kinds of works (except computer software); Registration of sound recordings and video recordings; Other copyright-related works are designated by the national copyright administration and registered by the center.
Voluntary registration of works for trial implementation
Article 1 these measures are formulated for the purpose of safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of authors or other copyright owners and users of works, contributing to the settlement of copyright disputes arising from ownership of copyright, and providing preliminary evidence for the settlement of copyright disputes.
Article 2 works shall be subject to voluntary registration. Whether a work is registered or not, the copyright acquired by the author or other copyright owners according to law shall not be affected.
Article 3 the copyright bureaus of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government shall be responsible for the registration of works by authors or other copyright owners within their respective jurisdictions. The national copyright administration is responsible for the registration of works by foreign authors or other copyright owners in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.
Article 4 an applicant for registration of a work shall be the author, other citizens enjoying copyright, legal persons or entities without legal personality, owners of exclusive rights and their agents.
Article 5 a work shall not be registered by the work registration authority under any of the following circumstances:
1. Works not protected by copyright law;
2. Works over the term of copyright protection;
3. Works that are prohibited from publication or dissemination according to law.
Article 6 in case of any of the following circumstances, the work registration authority shall revoke its registration:
1. After registration, the situations specified in article 5 of these measures are found;
2. Found inconsistent with the facts after registration;
3. The applicant applies for cancellation of the registration of the original work;
4. Repeated registration was found after registration.
Article 7 the jurisdiction under which the author or other citizens enjoying copyright belong shall, in respect of the original responsibility, be the jurisdiction under which the author's address on his identity card is located. In the case of co-authors and multiple copyright owners, the jurisdiction of the entrusted registrant shall prevail. The jurisdiction of a legal person or entity without legal personality shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the place where its business premises are located.
Article 8 when an author or other copyright owner applies for the registration of a work, he/she shall present his/her identity certificate and provide proof indicating the ownership of the right of the work (e.g. copies of the cover and copyright pages, copies of some manuscripts, photos and samples, etc.), fill in the registration form of the work and pay the registration fee. Other copyright owners who apply for registration of a work shall also produce a certificate showing the identity of the copyright owner. The client of the commissioned work shall produce the commissioned contract. The exclusive owner shall produce a contract certifying his exclusive rights.
Article 9 after a registered work has been verified by the work registration authority, the work registration authority shall issue a work registration certificate. The work registration certificate shall be produced by the registration authority according to the sample attached to these measures. The period of verification by the registration authority shall be one month, which shall be counted from the date on which the registration authority receives all the materials submitted by the applicant for registration.
Article 10 the registration form and the registration certificate of a work shall contain the registration number of the work. The registration number shall be in the form of :(area code) -- (year) -- (classification number) -- (serial number). The registration number of a work registered by the national copyright administration does not include the area code.
Article 11 copyright bureaus of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government shall report the registration of works in their respective regions to the national copyright administration on a monthly basis.
Article 12 the administration of a computer database shall be applied to the registration of works. And open to the public. Please fill in the inspection registration form and pay the inspection fee.
Article 13 the fee standards for registration and inspection of works shall be formulated separately.
Article 14 the registration of sound recordings and video recordings shall be conducted with reference to these measures.
Article 15 registration of computer software shall be conducted in accordance with the measures for registration of computer software copyright.
Article 16 the national copyright administration shall be responsible for the interpretation of these measures.
Article 17 these measures shall take effect as of January 1, 1995.
Registration of meaning
The term of protection of the copyright in a natural person's work shall be the whole life of the author and fifty years after his death; The term of protection of the copyright in a work created by a legal person or any other organization shall be 50 years, and the copyright in the work shall come into force on the date of completion of the creation of the work. Copyright registration has the following advantages:
(1) to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the author or other copyright owners and users of the work, to help resolve copyright disputes caused by ownership of copyright, and to provide preliminary evidence for the settlement of copyright disputes;
(2) it is conducive to the licensing and transfer of the work and software, the dissemination of the work and software and the realization of economic value;
(3) the embodiment of personal self-worth and the innovation strength of enterprises.
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