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Definition Copyright is also called copyright. According to the principle of voluntariness, the following works are registered:版权登记Copyright registrationWritten works; oral works; music, drama, folk art, dance and acrobatic works; fine arts and architectural works; photographic works; film works and works created by similar methods of film production; engineering design drawings, product design drawings, maps, schematic drawings and other graphic works and model works; other works stipulated by laws and administrative regulations. In addition, it also accepts the registration of other copyright related matters; registration of authorized matters of various works (except computer software); registration of audio and video recordings; registration of other copyright related matters designated by the national copyright administration and carried out by the center.

  • Voluntary registration


    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, helping to solve copyright disputes caused by copyright ownership, and providing preliminary evidence for solving copyright disputes.

    Article 2 works shall be registered voluntarily. No matter whether the work is registered or not, the copyright obtained 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 of authors or other copyright owners within their respective jurisdictions. The State Copyright Administration is responsible for the registration of works of authors or other copyright owners in foreign countries, as well as in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.

    Article 4 the applicant for registration of a work shall be the author, other citizens, legal persons or unincorporated units enjoying copyright, and the owner of exclusive right and his agent.

    Article 5 a work under any of the following circumstances shall not be registered by the work registration authority:

    1、Works not protected by copyright law;

    2、Works beyond the term of copyright protection;

    3、Works prohibited from publication and dissemination according to law。

    Article 6 under the following circumstances, the work registration authority shall cancel its registration:

    1、The circumstances specified in Article 5 of these measures are found after registration;

    2、Found to be inconsistent with the facts after registration;

    3、The applicant applies for cancellation of the registration of the original work;

    4、After registration, it was found that the registration was repeated.

    Article 7 the jurisdiction of an author or other citizen enjoying copyright shall be the jurisdiction of the place where the address on his ID card is located. Where there are co authors or multiple copyright owners, the jurisdiction of the entrusted reporter shall prevail. The jurisdiction of a legal person or entity without legal personality shall be the jurisdiction of the place where its business place is located.

    Article 8 when applying for the registration of a work, the author or other copyright owner shall present his identity certificate and provide proof indicating the ownership of the work's rights (such as the copy of the cover and copyright page, the copy of some manuscripts, photos, samples, etc.), fill in the work registration form and pay the registration fee. Other copyright owners who apply for the registration of a work should also show proof of the identity of the copyright owner (for example, the heir should show proof of the identity of the heir; the client of the commissioned work should show the commission contract). The owner of exclusive right shall produce the contract proving that he enjoys exclusive right.

    Article 9 after a registered work is verified by the work registration authority, the work registration authority shall issue a work registration certificate. The work registration certificate shall be made by the registration authority according to the samples attached to these measures. The verification period of the registration authority is one month, which is calculated from the date when the registration authority receives all the materials submitted by the applicant for registration.

    Article 10 the work registration form and the work registration certificate shall contain the work registration number. The format of the work registration number is as follows: (area number) - (year) - (work classification number) - (sequence number). The registration number of the work registered by the State Copyright Administration does not include the region number.

    Article 11 the copyright bureaus of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government shall report the registration of their works to the State Copyright Administration every month.

    Article 12 the registration of works shall be managed by computer database and open to the public. When consulting a work, you should fill in the consulting registration form and pay the consulting fee.

    Article 13 the fee standards for the registration and inspection of works shall be formulated separately.

    Article 14 the registration of audio and video recordings shall be carried out with reference to these measures.

    Article 15 the registration of computer software shall be carried out in accordance with the measures for the registration of computer software copyright.

    Article 16 The State Copyright Administration shall be responsible for the interpretation of these measures.

    Article 17 these Measures shall come into effect on January 1, 1995.

    Edit this paragraphPreventive Measure

    The copyright of digital works can also be registered and recorded on the third-party platforms such as industry associations. In particular, various grass-roots copyright resources can be selected, including but not limited to digital fingerprint technology, digital watermarking technology, anti piracy technology, trusted time stamp technology, notarization mailbox and other trusted third-party technologies, In case of copyright disputes, it is necessary to provide preliminary evidence and forensic institutions to improve the effectiveness of legal evidence. This has been popular for many years in European developed countries and complements with official manual registration

    The first step of intelligent authentication process: register an account;

    The second step of intelligent authentication process is to verify the registration information;

    The third step of intelligent authentication process: upload file / input file information (automatically completed by the system);

    The fourth step of the intelligent authentication process: the system obtains the file attribute DNA (automatically completed by the system);

    The fifth step of the intelligent authentication process: the system solidifies the file tamper proof information (the system completes automatically);

    The sixth step of the intelligent authentication process: issuing the legal time stamp and encrypting the file (automatically completed by the system);

    The seventh step of the intelligent authentication process: implicit embedding of identity information (completed automatically by the system);

    The eighth step of intelligent authentication process: online payment;

    The ninth step of the intelligent authentication process: the core information of authentication is registered in the mailbox of the notary office (automatically completed by the system);

    The tenth step of intelligent authentication process: get dicc by email;

    Step 11 of the intelligent authentication process: the authentication is successful, view / download the certificate;

    Edit this paragraphProcedures

    One、According to the relevant provisions of the Trial Measures for voluntary registration of works issued by the State Copyright Administration, all authors of the province, other citizens, legal persons or unincorporated units enjoying copyright, owners of exclusive rights and their agents may apply for registration of works.

    Two、The Copyright Bureau of Guangdong Province is responsible for the voluntary registration of works in Guangdong Province. The specific undertaking department is the Copyright Office of Guangdong Province.

    Three、When applying, the applicant shall submit relevant certificates and materials in accordance with the provisions of the Trial Measures for voluntary registration of works

    1、 Fill in one copy of work registration application, one copy of work registration form, one copy of right guarantee, one copy of original and one copy of copy of work, one copy of work description (explaining creative idea, main features and contents of work, etc.);

    2、If an individual author applies for registration, he / she shall also submit a copy of his / her ID card;

    3、In case of application for registration of commissioned creative works, the copyright owner shall also submit a copy of the ID card of the copyright owner and the creator (if the copyright owner or creator is a unit, a copy of the business license or legal person code card, a copy of the ID card of the legal representative), an original and a copy of the commissioned creative contract or agreement;

    4、If a cooperative work applies for registration, a copy of the co-author's ID card (if the co-author is a unit, a copy of the business license or legal person code card, and a copy of the legal representative's ID card) and an original and a copy of the cooperative creation contract or agreement shall be submitted;

    5、If a cooperative work applies for registration, a copy of the co-author's ID card (if the co-author is a unit, a copy of the business license or legal person code card, and a copy of the legal representative's ID card) and an original and a copy of the cooperative creation contract or agreement shall be submitted;

    6、For the application for registration of art works or photographic works, the applicant shall submit two photos of the work (no more than 3R, which can be printed by computer) in addition to the above-mentioned materials. One is posted in the left lower space of the "application for work registration", and the seal of riding seam is covered on it, and the other one is submitted with the materials.

    Four、A work under one of the following circumstances shall not be registered:

    1、Works not protected by copyright law;

    2、Works beyond the term of copyright protection;

    3、Works prohibited from publication and dissemination according to law.

    Five、Deregistration of a work under one of the following circumstances:

    1、The circumstances specified in Article 4 are found after registration;

    2、Found to be inconsistent with the facts after registration;

    3、The applicant applies for cancellation of the registration of the original work;

    4、After registration, it was found that the registration was repeated.

    Six、If it is confirmed through examination that it meets the registration conditions, it shall be issued<Work registration certificate>。

    Seven、A certain fee shall be charged for the registration and inspection of works.

    Eight、The registration department shall, within 30 days from the date of accepting the application for registration of a work, decide whether or not to approve the registration

    Edit this paragraphCopyright authentication

    As the cornerstone and source of copyright development, copyright protection also needs to keep pace with the development of the Internet. With the emergence of independent certificates such as the public copyright protection platform and intelligent authentication platform, we can clearly realize that copyright protection certification has entered the era of intelligent authentication. What are the differences and advantages of intelligent authentication compared with traditional manual authentication, let's understand through the following table.
    Comparison content Manual registration and certification Intelligent certificate keeping authentication
    service content Computer software copyright registration, work copyright registration, etc Not limited to business copyright resources, creative copyright resources, academic copyright resources and other traditional copyright resources, copyright resources derivatives, fragments, fragment resources authentication, electronic data intelligent authentication
    Work requirements Finished work There is no requirement to complete works, fragments, fragments and other copyright works
    Conditions of use Offline obligee or entrusted agent to the official designated unit for handling Barrier free intelligent management based on Internet obligee
    service voucher Paper registration certificate digital certificate
    Service cycle 30 working days after computer software copyright registration, and 3 months after work copyright registration Intelligent upload works, intelligent instant Forensics
    Representative unit China Copyright Protection Center
    Copyright registration authorities of provinces and municipalities directly under the central government
    Public copyright protection platform
    Scientificity The official designated agent registration has the credibility of the government Based on the natural basis of copyright, it integrates the national authoritative time source digital fingerprint and digital signature technology, solidifies the properties of works, and forms the unique corresponding key that cannot be tampered with. Trusted third parties such as notarization mailbox are included in the system
    Proof of infringement Effective Effective
    Process characteristics Fixed time acceptance of fixed place (working hours of Beijing working day) 7 * 24-hour intelligent service on the web end of unified platform
    Qualification certificate and paper documents are required Electronic version online easy solution
    Waiting for multi obligee processing Multi user simultaneous intelligent authentication
    Multi user simultaneous intelligent authentication Intelligent acceptance does not save works
    Single certificate attribute (work name, obligee, time) Certificate attributes are multi-dimensional, and objective attributes are combined with subjective attributes (including but not limited to work name, obligee, time stamp, work DNA, and security issues)
    The preservation right holder of the acceptance unit of submitted works can inquire but not retrieve The right holder can only save the key of the work, which is a tamper proof query
    Put it away

    Function introduction

    1、In case of copyright dispute, it can be used as a proof of right。

    2、In the copyright trade, it can proceed smoothly。

    3、It can be more smooth in authorization activities。

    The competent authority of copyright registration: National Copyright Administration

    Edit this paragraphRegistration fee

    Software copyright registration is also called software copyright registration

    Measures for registration of computer software copyright

    Chapter I General Provisions

    Article 1 These measures are formulated for the implementation of the regulations on the protection of computer software (hereinafter referred to as the regulations).

    Article 2 in order to promote the development of China's software industry and enhance the innovation and competitiveness of China's information industry, the State Copyright    Administration Department encourages software registration and gives priority protection to the registered software.

    Article 3 these measures are applicable to the registration of software copyright, exclusive license contract and transfer contract of software copyright.

    Article 4 the applicant for software copyright registration shall be the copyright owner of the software and the natural person, legal person or other organization that inherits, assigns or inherits the software copyright.

    The applicant for registration of software copyright contract shall be a party to the exclusive license contract or transfer contract of software copyright. Article 5 if the applicant or one of the applicants is a foreigner or stateless person, these Measures shall apply.

    Article 6 the State Copyright Administration shall be in charge of the registration and administration of the software copyright of the whole country.

    China Copyright Protection Center is recognized by the State Copyright Administration as the software registration authority.

    With the approval of the State Copyright Administration, China Copyright Protection Center may set up local software registration offices.

    Chapter II Application for registration

    Article 7 the software applied for registration shall be software developed independently or modified with the permission of the original copyright owner, which has significant improvement in function or performance.

    Article 8 in the case of copyright registration of software jointly developed, one copyright owner may be appointed as the representative of all copyright owners through consultation. If the copyright owners disagree through consultation, any copyright owner may apply for registration without harming the interests of other copyright owners, but other copyright owners shall be indicated. Article 9 to apply for software copyright registration, the following materials shall be submitted to the China Copyright Protection Center:

    (One)Software copyright registration application form completed as required

    (Two)Identification materials of software;

    (Three)Relevant supporting documents。

    Article 10 identification materials of software include identification materials of programs and documents.

    The identification material of program and document shall consist of 30 consecutive pages before and after the source program and any kind of document. If the whole program and document are less than 60 pages, the whole source program and document shall be submitted. Except for specific cases, the program shall not be less than 50 lines per page, and the document shall not be less than 30 lines per page.

    Article 11 to apply for software copyright registration, the following main supporting documents shall be submitted:

    One)Identification of natural person, legal person or other organization;

    Two)If there is a written contract or project assignment for copyright ownership, the contract or project assignment shall be submitted;

    Three)For software developed on the original software with the permission of the original software copyright owner, the license certificate of the original copyright owner shall be submitted;

    (Four)The successor, assignee or successor of the right shall submit proof of the succession, assignment or succession of the right.

    Article 12 An applicant for software copyright registration may choose one of the following ways to make an exception to the deposit of identification materials:

    One)The front and back 30 consecutive pages of the source program, in which the confidential part is covered with black wide slash, but the covered part shall not exceed 50% of the deposited source program;

    Two)The first 10 consecutive pages of the source program, plus 50 consecutive pages of any part of the source program;

    Three)30 consecutive pages in front and back of the target program, plus 20 consecutive pages for any part of the source program.

    If the documents are deposited with exception, they shall be handled with reference to the provisions of the preceding paragraph.

    Article 13 when registering software copyright, the applicant may apply to seal up the source program, document or sample. No one other than the applicant or the judicial organ may open the seal.

    Article 14 parties to a software copyright transfer contract or exclusive license contract may apply to the China Copyright Protection Center for contract registration. When applying for contract registration, the following materials shall be submitted:

    One)Fill in the contract registration form as required;

    Two)A copy of the contract;

    Three)Identification of the applicant.

    Article 15 before the application for registration is approved, the applicant may at any time request the withdrawal of the application.

    Article 16 a software copyright registrant or a contract registrant may alter or supplement the registered items. When applying for registration change or supplement, the applicant shall submit the following materials:

    One)Fill in the application form of change or supplement as required;;

    Two)A copy of the registration certificate or certificate;

    Three)Materials related to changes or supplements.

    Article 17 the application for registration shall use the unified form formulated by the China Copyright Protection Center and be sealed (signed) by the applicant.

    The application form shall be completed in Chinese. If the certificates and supporting documents submitted are in foreign languages, a Chinese translation shall be attached.

    The documents applying for registration shall use the international standard A4 type 297mmx210mm (length x width) paper.

    Article 18 application documents may be submitted directly or registered by post. When submitting the relevant application documents, the applicant and software shall be indicated. If there is an acceptance number or registration number, the acceptance number or registration number shall be indicated.

    Chapter III Examination and approval

    Article 19 for the application referred to in Articles 9 and 14 of these measures, the date of receiving the materials conforming to the provisions of Chapter II of these Measures shall be regarded as the acceptance date, and the applicant shall be notified in writing.

    Article 20 the China Copyright Protection Center shall, within 60 days from the date of acceptance, examine and complete the accepted applications. If the applications meet the provisions of the regulations and these measures, they shall be registered, issued with corresponding registration certificates, and announced. Article 21 under any of the following circumstances, the applicant shall not be registered and shall be notified in writing:

    (一)The contents of the form are incomplete, nonstandard, and have not been corrected within the specified time limit;

    (二)The submitted identification materials are not software programs and documents specified in the regulations;

    (三)The name of the software and the signature of the obligee in the application documents are inconsistent, and the supporting documents are not submitted;

    (四)There is a dispute over the ownership of the software applied for registration.

    Article 22 If the China copyright protection center requires the applicant to make up and correct other registration materials, the applicant shall make up and correct them within 30 days. If the applicant fails to do so within the time limit, the application shall be deemed to have been withdrawn.

    Article 23 The State Copyright Administration may cancel the registration under any of the following circumstances:

    (One)The final judicial decision;

    (Two)The administrative penalty decision made by the copyright administration department.

    Article 24 the China Copyright Protection Center may cancel the registration according to the application of the applicant.

    Article 25 If the registration certificate is lost or damaged, it may apply for reissue or renewal.

    Chapter IV software registration announcement

    Article 26 except as otherwise provided in these measures, anyone may consult the software registration notice and the relevant registration documents that can be made public.

    Article 27 the contents of the software registration announcement are as follows:

    (One)Software copyright registration;

    (Two)Software copyright contract registration items;

    (Three)Cancellation of software registration;

    (Four)Other matters.

    Chapter V expenses

    Article 28 to apply for software registration or other matters, the following fees shall be paid:

    (One)Software copyright registration fee;

    (Two)Software copyright contract registration fee;

    (Three)Change or supplement registration fee;

    (Four)Registration certificate fee;

    (Five)Storage fee;

    (Six)Exceptional deposit fee;

    (Seven)Inquiry fee;

    (Eight)Application fee for cancellation of registration;

    (Nine)Other fees to be paid.

    The specific charging standards shall be stipulated and promulgated by the State Copyright Administration in conjunction with the price department under the State Council.

    Article 29 Where an applicant withdraws his application automatically or the registration authority refuses to register, the fees paid shall not be refunded.

    Article 30 the fees stipulated in Article 28 of these measures may be remitted by post office or bank, or paid directly to China Copyright Protection Center. Chapter VI supplementary provisions

    Article 31 the first day of the various time limits specified in these measures and designated by the China Copyright Protection Center shall not be included. If the time limit is calculated by year or month, the corresponding day of the last month shall be the expiration date; if there is no corresponding day in the month, the last day of the month shall be the expiration date. If the expiration date is a statutory holiday, the first working day after the holiday shall be the expiration date.

    Article 32 for documents mailed by the applicant to the China Copyright Protection Center, the date of postmark shall be the date of submission. If the date of postmark on the envelope is not clear, the date of receipt shall be regarded as the date of submission unless the applicant provides proof. If the place of service of various documents mailed by the China Copyright Protection Center is the provincial capital, the capital of the autonomous region or the municipality directly under the central government, 15 days from the date of issue of the documents and 21 days from other regions shall be presumed as the date of receipt of the documents by the addressee.

    Article 33 If an applicant delays the time limit specified in these measures or designated by China copyright protection center due to force majeure or other legitimate reasons, he may request an extension of the time limit within 30 days after the obstacle is removed.

    Article 34 these Measures shall be interpreted, supplemented and amended by the State Copyright Administration.

    Article 35 these Measures shall come into effect as of the date of promulgation.

    Registration process

    Submit work - Copyright Authorization - submit (copy of business license and ID card) - pay fee - accept - Review - Certificate (2 months)

    Edit this paragraphSignificance of registration

    The term of protection of the copyright of a work of a natural person shall be the life of the author and fifty years after his death; the term of protection of the copyright of a work of a legal person or other organization shall be fifty years, and the copyright shall arise from the date of completion of the creation of the work. Copyright registration has the following advantages:

    (1)In order to protect the legitimate rights and interests of the author or other copyright owners and users of the work, it is helpful to solve the copyright disputes caused by the ownership of the copyright, and provide preliminary evidence for the settlement of the copyright disputes;

    (2)It is conducive to the license and transfer of works and software, the dissemination of works and software and the realization of economic value;

    (3)The embodiment of personal self-worth, the performance of enterprise innovation strength.[1]




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