China's Copyright Wars: What's Mine is not Yours

China copyright laws reach a new age with Douyin's video platform where plagiarism can cost content creators quite a bit of money.

by Leila Hashemi, 19 May 2021

Did American Chain Panda Express Open its First China Location?

Something is a bit off-brand about this restaurant.

by Rakini Bergundy, 20 October 2020

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Sues Chinese Fast Food Chain

If you’ve ever walked past a Real Kung Fu fast food joint and thought, ‘Geez, Louise, that logo sure looks a lot like Bruce Lee,’ then you aren’t alone.

by Matthew Bossons, 27 December 2019

Dalian Tourism Logo Accused of Plagiarizing Disney

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery they say...

by Rakini Bergundy, 18 December 2019

Chinese Company Apologizes for Claiming Ownership of Black Hole Photo

One of China’s largest providers of stock images, Visual China Group (VCG), closed its website and apologized last Friday.

by Ruth Ilott, 16 April 2019

Short Videos Now Protected By Copyright Law in China After Landmark Case

The verdict is considered a landmark for short video content creation as it clearly establishes a precedent surrounding the copyright laws of short video content

by Bryan Grogan, 29 December 2018

KTVs in China Told to Remove Over 6,600 Songs

Among the listed songs are fan-favorites such as ‘Ten Years’ by Hong Kong singer Eason Chen and ‘Bubble’ by fellow Hong Kong musician G.E.M.

by Jonathan Zhong, 07 November 2018

WeChat Emoji 'Facepalm' May Be Licensed as Trademark

Tencent is now in the process of announcing disputes against the company.

by Jonathan Zhong, 18 September 2018

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