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China's laws and regulations for protecting intellectual property rights

2003-11-18

Term of law and regulation Time of Enactment

1.The Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China Mar. 1, 1983 (Amendment) - July 1, 1993
2.The Patent Law of the People's Republic of China Apr. l, 1985 (Amendment) - Jan. 1, 1993
3.The Technology Contract Law of the People's Republic of China - Nov. 1, 1987
4.The Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China - June 1, 1991
5.The Regulations of the People's Republic of China for the Protection of Computer Software - Oct. 1, 1991
6.The Regulations Regarding the Implementation of International Treaty on Copyright - Sept. 30,1992
7.The Regulations for the Administrative Protection of Agricultural Chemical Products - Jan. 1, 1993
8.The Regulations for the Administrative Protection of Pharmaceuticals - Jan. 1, 1993
9.Supplementary Provisions of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for the Punishment of Crimes of Counterfeiting Registered Trademarks - July 1, 1993
10.Law of the People's Republic of China on Science and Technology Progress - Oct. 1, 1993
11.The Law of the People's Republic of China for Countering Unfair Competitions - Dec. 1, 1993
12.Decision made by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Punishing the Copyright Infringement Crimes - July 5, 1994
13.Regulations for the Administration of Audio and Video Products - Oct. 1, 1994
14.Regulations for the Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights - Oct. 1, 1995
15.Law of the People's Republic of China on Accelerating the Commercialization of S & T Research Results - Oct. 1, 1996

The international conventions for the protection of intellectual property rights that China has acceded to
Terms of law and regulation Time of accession

1.The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property - 1984
2.The Madrid Convention for International Trademark Registration - 1989
3.The Treaty on Integrated Circuits Related Intellectual Property - 1989
4.The Berne Convention on the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works - 1992
5.The Universal Copyright Convention - 1992
6.The Convention on the Protection of Phonograms - 1993
7.Patent Collaboration Treaty - 1993

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