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Limitation on copyright

Time:2014-03-13 Hit:186

Limitation on copyright

   The maximum term of protection of copyright is 50 years after the author's death. Even within the period of the protection, there are lots of restrictions on the copyright, in the following circumstances, a work may be used without paying remuneration or the license of the copyright owner, but the author's name and the name of the work shall be indicated:

  1. Use of a published work for personal learning, research, or appreciation;
  2. Appropriate reference of a published work as an introduction, comments on a work or a particular problem;
  3. Inevitably reproduction or reference of a published work in newspapers, periodicals, radio stations, television stations and other media for the current news reports, ;
  4. Newspapers, periodicals, radio stations, television stations, and other media published or broadcast other newspapers, periodicals, radio stations, television stations, and other media published topicality articles about the political, economic, religious problem, except the author declaration is not allowed to publish, broadcast;
  5. Broadcasting newspapers, periodicals, radio stations, television stations, and other media published or broadcast speech at public meetings, except the author declaration is not allowed to publish;
  6. Translating or copying of a published work for the school classroom teaching or scientific research, but sit hall not be published;
  7. Using a published work for performing duties by state organs in a reasonable scope;
  8. Copying the library collection of works by a library, archives, memorial hall, museum, art gallery, in order to display or save versions;
  9. Free performance of a published work, without paying the remuneration to the performer;
  10. Copying, painting, photography, videoing works of art displayed in outdoor;
  11. Translating a published work from the language of Chinese into minority language works in domestic China;
  12. Publishing a work into braille publication.


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