The Challenges for the Enforcement Against Copyright Violations in China Under the TRIPS Agreement
Frontiers of Law in China, Vol. 7, No. 2 June 2012, DOI 10.3868/s050-001-012-0014-0
25 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2015
Date Written: June 1, 2012
While piracy is a serious problem in China, it is also a global concern. Within the domestic and the TRIPS context, this article discusses various forms of copyright violations in China, their impact on the enforcement of the Chinese Copyright Law, and their causes. In particular, this article discusses the unique aspects in China which make the enforcement of Copyright Law extremely difficult; it also analyzes how the Criminal Law should be used in the combat against piracy, and how China interprets the TRIPS Agreement as it is applicable to China. In addition, this article explores several means that are likely to become the future solutions of the problem of copyright violations in China.
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