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Thesis defended by Peng Zheng " thèse suivante Issues and Evolution of the Chinese Copyright Law facing Digital Environment in a Comparative Law Perspective (US and EU)" Céline Castet-Renard (IRDEIC)
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Thesis defended "Issues and Evolution of the Chinese Copyright Law facing Digital Environment in a Comparative Law Perspective (US and EU)"

Peng Zheng Thesis : Issues and Evolution of the Chinese Copyright Law facing Digital Environment in a Comparative Law Perspective (US and EU).

Abstract :

Chinese copyright protection in the digital environment has been a problem at both international and national level. Why Chinese copyright could not be properly protected?What rights and enforcement tools the copyright holders have? Under the pressure of the US trade retaliation, China ratified the Berne Convention in 1992. The first Chinese Copyright Law and the later two revisions were mainly for the purpose of complying with the Berne Convention. In other words, the Chinese Copyright Law is artificial. It is not the reconciliation of the conflicts of different interests. Copyright enforcement actions have been undertaken by the Chinese copyright authorities in the digital environment. They could be very efficient. Major pirating websites are seized and enormous infringing contents are taken down. However, the actions could also be excessive. The digital environment not only boosted the individual capacity of the reproduction and transmission of works, but also changed the way of how works could be created. How to protect the existing copyright on the one hand, to simulate the individual user’s creativity, on the other?
 

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