Internet companies, especially those specializing in video or short videos, should be encouraged to protect their works via technological means including watermarks, said the Beijing Internet Court in judicial advice to local copyright authorities.
A trial by Beijing Internet Court over two short video-streaming platforms has been listed among China's top 10 media law typical cases for its representativeness of both substantive and procedural law.
Beijing Internet Court vice-president adjudicates, pronounces judgment on MCSC's claim against Douyu
The Beijing Internet Court pronounced judgment on the Music Copyright Society of China (MCSC)'s claim against Wuhan Douyu Network Technology Co. The defendant was accused of infringing copyright.
Short videos online can be regarded as "work" as defined in copyright law, said the Beijing Internet Court in the verdict of its first trial on Dec 26, and both the plaintiff and the defendants accepted the judgment in court.
Three judges from the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court, accompanied by Wen Zhihong from the Taiwan Judicial Affairs Office of the Supreme People's Court, visited the Beijing Internet Court on Dec 14, 2018.
Allegation of Baidu's copyright infringement over AI-generated article heard by Beijing Internet Court
Beijing Internet Court tried a copyright infringement case related to an AI-generated article on Dec 4, 2018.
A Beijing law firm took Baidu to court and asked for about 10,000 yuan ($1,456) in compensation, as it claimed the internet company infringed on its copyright.
Beijing Internet Court opened its first trial on Oct 30, 2018, with President Zhang Wen, as the presiding judge.