Copyright registrations of China remain a rapid increase in 2015 2015年中国著作权登记继续保持大幅增长态势
Recently, National Copyright Administration of China published a report of copyright registrations. According to the report, Copyright registrations of China remain a rapid increase in 2015, making a sum of about 1.6412 million with a yearly increasing of 35.49%. 1.3482 million copyright registrations were works, about 292,400 were software copyrights , and 606 were copyright pledges.
In 2015, China has registered 1.3482 million works, 35.9% more than the number of 992,000 in 2014. Of the total 44.57% were registered in Beijing, 17.93% were registered in Copyright Protection Center of China, and 15.12% were registered in Shanghai. Photo works made the most in all the kinds of works’ registrations, making up 38.74%.
In 2015, nearly 300,000 software copyrights were registered in China with a yearly increasing of 33.63%, making a new record. The increasing rate appears to be the highest since 2010. Over 64,500 software copyrights were registered in Beijing, making up to 22.07% of the total.
(by Dou Xinying)