Copyright Registration Services

       In accordance with the “Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China”, works of Chinese citizens, legal entities or other organizations, whether published or not, shall enjoy copyright. Any work of a foreigner and stateless person published for the first time and within the territory of China shall enjoy copyright within China in accordance with this Law.

      So copyright can be registered by the creator of the creative work which could be a natural person, a company who own the work or by other copyright owners who obtain the work through transfer. 

  • Photography

  • Literary works

  • ​LOGO

  • Music

  • Video

  • Art works

  • Software

  • Engineering design

  • ​Other works

Copyright Registration Ⅰ

literary, music, photographs, visual art works

US $140

US $280

  • Fully customer support for your literary, music, photographs, visual art works copyrighted

  • Instructions for creation of your works via professional IPR consultant

  • Review all the application documents

  • Submitting your work including all documents needed

Copyright Registration Ⅱ

Graphic work

US $233

  • Fully customer support for your graphic works copyrighted

  • Instructions for creation of your works via professional IPR consultant

  • Review all the application documents

  • Submitting your work including all documents needed

Copyright Registration 

​Video

US $249

  • Fully customer support for your video copyrighted

  • Put your video into a "tangible form" - a DVD

  • Instructions for creation of your video via professional IPR consultant

  • Review all the application documents

  • Submitting your work including all documents needed

Copyright Registration Process in China

​Consultant
Compilation of application
Reporting
Review
​information
Issue the certificate

What are the works that can be protected?

  • Written works

  • Oral works

  • Musical, dramatic, quyi, choreographic and acrobatic art works

  • Works of fine-art and architecture

  • Photographic works

  • ​videos

  • Cinema to graphic works and works created in a way similar to cinematography

  • Graphics works such as drawings of engineering designs and product designs, maps, sketches and other graphic works as well as model works

  • Computer software

  • Other works as provided in law and administrative regulations

Required Information and Documents?

  • Application form

Foreign legal entity: printed copy of company chop ( e.g. official red stamp used in China)

Foreign natural person : printed copy with signatureidentity proof of the applicant and identity document of the creator

  • Identity certificates of the applicant

Foreign legal entity: photocopy of business license / institution certificate for companies registered in China; for companies outside China, original legalized or notarized version of the legal incorporation document which includes at least the following information: name of the company, incorporation date and place, certificate number and validity.Foreign natural person : photocopy of passport and Chinese translation signed/chopped by the translator 

  • Ownership statement

Commission contract; or Joint development contract; or Assignment by the superiorauthority.

  • Power of attorney

In case an agent is used; together with the ID certificate of the agent

  • Sample of the work

A sample on hard copy or electronic media; together with a Work Specification introducing the intention, process and the uniqueness of the creation; signature of the author​

Frequently Asked Questions
How long does trademark registration take?
Usually it takes about 11 months if it goes well.
Exact process is: Formal review (about 1 month)+Substantive examination(about 6 months)+Announcement for legal Preliminary examination   (about 3 months) + Issue Certificate(2-4 months)" 
What material do I need for Trademark registration? 
Corporation Applicant: Business Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation
Individual Applicant: Identity documents and address proof 
Application form
Trademark image
Power of Attorney
Can an individual apply for trademark registration?

Yes. Applicant can be either corporation or individual.     

What should be considered before filing an application for trademark registration?
Matters to be considered include: 
Whether the trademark distinguishes the applicant’s goods or services from other traders
Whether the trademark shows the distinctiveness of the goods and services
Whether the trademark is a generic term in that industry
Whether the trademark is identical or similar to other trademarks 

Should you have any enquires about China Trademark Registration, please complete the form below and we will reply to you soon. Or contact with our online consultant directly.