Copyrights in China
The attorneys at Lehman, Lee & Xu are experienced in negotiating and drafting agreements relating to the creation, exploitation and transfer of works of authorship of all types, including computer-related works, literary, publishing and musical works.
The Firm has extensive experience in preventing illegal copying of goods, through drafting and negotiating joint authorships and works-for-hire agreements (including releases and waivers) in connection with various employment arrangements. In addition, we have represented major companies in the entertainment industry in connection with the acquisition of copyrights in all variety of properties.
Our attorneys have handled infringement litigation (including online infringement), ownership disputes, royalty negotiations, licensing, assignments and copyrights. Our approach is to implement and extend the Copyright Law to the ever-fluid business environment. Providing clients with the most effective and practical solutions has won us the confidence and trust from owners of the nation's most well known works.
Our services in this area include:
- Protection and the strategic planning of copyrights;
- Acquisition of copyright registration in both China and abroad;
- Managing copyright matters associated to the Internet;
- Copyright licensing;
- Employee and third-party waivers and releases;
- Administrative and judicial enforcement of copyrights; and
- Assignment agreements.
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