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From July 15 to October 25, China will wage a 100-day Campaign with intense efforts to investigate and shut down institutions engaged in producing, renting and selling pirated audio-video products and computer software and severely punish those involved in these activities. The campaign also aims to raise the awareness of both businesses and the public of fighting piracy.



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Complaint and Service Center for IPR Protection opens in Shanghai




Complaint and Service Center for IPR Protection opens in Shanghai




Chinese premier Wen Jiabao visits the China Achievements Exhibition for Intellectual Property Protection (IPR), held at the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing, capital of China, April 20, 2006.




Chinese premier Wen Jiabao visits the China Achievements Exhibition for Intellectual Property Protection (IPR), held at the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing, capital of China, April 20, 2006.




Chinese vice premier Wu Yi visits the China Achievements Exhibition for Intellectual Property Protection (IPR), held in Beijing, capital of China, April 17, 2006.



China's IPR Protection
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The 100-day Campaign was jointly launched by ten ministries and national departments, including the Ministry of Public Security, State Administration of Press and Publication, National Copyright Administration, Ministry of Culture.
UPDATED 14:44, June 24, 2007
China seizes 58 million illegal publications in three months
China seized more than 58 million illegal publications, four pirated DVD production lines and investigated 10,000 cases of intellectual property theft in the 100-day anti-piracy campaign.
Anti-piracy campaign bears fruit: Chinese official
Masses of pirated products have been seized, sales of certified products have risen and business owners are now much more aware of IPR protection in China thanks to an intensive anti-piracy campaign, a Chinese official has announced.
  Latest news  
  • China confiscates 49 million illegal publications in first four months (21:37, May 22, 2007)
  • Intel reaches settlement with China's Shenzhen Dongjin for alleged IPR infringement (08:26, May 15, 2007)
  • Sales of counterfeit software in China drop in 2006 (13:30, May 14, 2007)
  • To protect the wisdom gain of humankind according to law (17:24, April 26, 2007)
  • Everyone's equal on IPR: Judge  (12:49, April 26, 2007)
  • Made-in-China IPRs  (13:40, April 25, 2007)
  • West wrong to criticize IPR record: Official  (10:06, April 24, 2007)
  • Microsoft, GM praise China's efforts in IPR protection (08:00, April 20, 2007)
  • Customs reveals its best busts in 2006  (10:01, April 17, 2007)
  • Public called on to lead fight against piracy  (09:58, April 17, 2007)
  • Pirated materials destroyed in cermonies across China (08:55, April 15, 2007)
  • China weighs US plea for dialogue  (16:48, April 12, 2007)
  • Focus of IPR strategy to be broadened  (10:20, March 28, 2007)
  • IPR protection a global issue and theme of China hosted world forum (16:01, March 08, 2007)
  • China to increase exchanges, cooperation with foreign countries (15:45, February 28, 2007)
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      Achievements  
  • HK Customs seizes large transshipment of pirated disks (09:10, June 24, 2007)
  • Big progress made in IPR protection  (09:33, March 29, 2007)
  • Rate of applications for patents growing fastest in China  (09:02, March 20, 2007)
  • Software copyright registrations hit new high in 2006 (14:59, March 06, 2007)
  • 3m pirated discs nabbed in one raid  (09:53, December 14, 2006)
  • China seizes 58 million illegal publications in three months (19:22, November 27, 2006)
  • Anti-piracy drive yields success  (08:51, September 19, 2006)
  • China revokes 368 business licenses in crackdown on pirated CDs, DVDs (18:10, September 17, 2006)
  • Chinese police seize millions of priated publications by end of August (07:47, September 11, 2006)
  • China closes 3,000 shops in crackdown on pirated CDs, DVDs (08:13, August 17, 2006)
  • Piracy fight achieving 'remarkable' results (08:10, August 17, 2006)
  • 80% of sellers in Silk Street have trademark authorization (08:31, August 14, 2006)
  • Customs authorities crack 1,076 IPR infringement cases in first half of 2006 (08:54, August 11, 2006)
  • China's customs reels in 1,076 IPR infringement cases (09:53, August 09, 2006)
  • Crackdown on piracy strengthened (09:19, August 03, 2006)
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      Leaders' speeches  
  • China firmly committed to IPR protection: premier (10:06, September 13, 2006)
  • Wen: We are firm on IPR protection  (08:33, September 07, 2006)
  • State Councilor: China to enhance concrete cooperation with SAARC (07:38, June 06, 2006)
  • Chinese president calls for improvement of IPR system (10:04, May 28, 2006)
  • No discount in IPR protection, copyright watchdog  (17:01, May 12, 2006)
  • Protecting IPR is to protect productivity: Premier Wen (17:38, April 24, 2006)
  • IPR protection as important as protecting productivity, Chinese premier (21:39, April 20, 2006)
  • Gov't doing its utmost to root out pirated software: Official (08:54, April 20, 2006)
  • Chinese president's meeting with Gates showing confidence in IPR protection: official (21:32, April 19, 2006)
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      Measures  
  • State firms to use licensed software  (10:23, April 25, 2007)
  • China's Action Plan on IPR Protection 2007 (10:53, April 24, 2007)
  • China's 2007 Action Plan for IPR Protection published (17:18, April 20, 2007)
  • 10 steps to IPR protection  (10:04, April 17, 2007)
  • China's IPR Blue Book published (17:28, April 11, 2007)
  • China widens the net to prosecute IPR pirates (09:41, April 06, 2007)
  • Foreigners able to sit in on Chinese IPR trials (10:22, April 05, 2007)
  • China's courts affirm "well-know" trademarks to curb IPR infringement (21:21, January 18, 2007)
  • IPR violators face tougher sentences (16:25, January 17, 2007)
  • China to impose stricter penalties for IPR violations (08:07, January 17, 2007)
  • 13 arrested in HK for toy copyright infringement (19:05, January 12, 2007)
  • Fundamental way to fight piracy  (16:30, December 20, 2006)
  • Alliance to boost copyright protection  (09:28, December 12, 2006)
  • Chinese law experts call for action over abusive trademarks (15:19, December 05, 2006)
  • China lowers threshold of chain stores specializing in audio, video products (21:46, November 30, 2006)
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      International cooperation  
  • China, US customs to swap IPR data  (17:08, June 05, 2007)
  • China, U.S. to discuss IPR protection, market access of publications (08:21, May 17, 2007)
  • China keen for copyright cooperation with famous foreign publishers (08:54, May 15, 2007)
  • China signs regional agreement against piracy (09:35, October 28, 2006)
  • China, EU sign agreement on trade security (09:31, September 20, 2006)
  • China, U.S. discuss trade relations, IPR protection (14:31, September 08, 2006)
  • China - U.S. IPR protection commitments being carried out: U.S. officials (07:42, August 23, 2006)
  • China, U.S. to strengthen cooperation in IPR protection (11:42, July 09, 2006)
  • China, U.S. launches IPR protection cooperation program (08:36, May 26, 2006)
  • Sino-German Memorandum on Strengthening the IPR Protection Cooperation Inked (08:28, April 27, 2006)
  • Chinese, U.S. NGOs sign memo to cooperate in film copyright protection (10:03, March 04, 2006)
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      Opinions  
  • Roundup: media convergence opens new perspective to solve piracy: scholar (07:56, February 22, 2006)
  • To connive piracy is to take opium: Chinese expert (07:58, February 16, 2006)
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