Crack down on piracy and infringement related to Austria!Here’s the proper way to use ice

2022-05-09 0 By

Since the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the mascot “Bing Dwen Dwen” has been hard to find.Some netizens make “Bing Dwen Dwen” emoticons on social network platforms, and some enterprises make mascot peripheral products without authorization. Are these behaviors infringing upon rights?On February 14, in 2022 at the Beijing news centre comprehensively strengthen special press conference, the games are the protection of intellectual property rights, the protection of intellectual property rights, spokesman for the state intellectual property office of the director of cheung chi shing said, “ice mound mound” is under the protection of the Olympic symbols, protected by patent, trademark and copyright at the same time, can be said to be both wore a glittering and translucent and transparent “candy shell”,They also wear a tight and invisible “intellectual property protection shield”.The omni-directional and three-dimensional ipr protection network effectively protects the legitimate rights and interests of the right holders and promotes the dissemination and promotion of Olympic culture and spirit.About the “ice mound mound” taking the “snow” copyright issues, deputy director of the copyright administration department of the Shang Zhaozhi pointed out that “copyright law” regulation, for personal study, research, appreciation and use of works, or to news reports, some inevitable reproduction works in the media content, in addition to the case of the rational use of others without permission of the copyright in the sense of use behavior,May constitute copyright infringement.For example, some businesses without the permission of the right holder, without the production of toys, dolls or used in clothing, toys and other peripheral derivative products, may violate the relevant provisions of the copyright version, constitute infringement.Those who harm the public interest will be subject to administrative punishment, and those who constitute a crime will be investigated for criminal responsibility.63 Olympic symbols, 14 patents and 315 trademarks are protected, Zhang said, adding that Olympic-related intellectual property is a valuable asset of the Olympic Movement.China gives full play to its institutional advantages to protect Olympic intellectual property rights.In 2018, China improved and revised the Regulations on the Protection of Olympic Symbols to include symbols related to the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.The State Intellectual Property Office and the State Administration for Market Regulation made arrangements in advance and issued the Special Action Plan on Ipr Protection for The Olympic Symbols of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic And Paralympic Games.Up to now, the State Intellectual Property Office has protected 63 Olympic symbols by public announcement and promoted the timely disclosure of the information of the licensee.14 patent applications and 315 trademark applications submitted by the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee were protected.The National Copyright Administration opened a green channel for copyright registration and protection for the Winter Olympics, providing fast and convenient copyright services for Olympic-related copyright works.”It is of great significance for the success of the Olympic Games to crack down on olympic-related copyright infringement and piracy activities, create a good environment for copyright protection of Olympic events and show the world the Chinese government’s firm confidence and practical actions in copyright protection.”Tang zhaozhi said that the National Copyright Administration had strengthened the social governance of copyright protection for the Winter Olympics before the Games.On January 29 this year, the National Copyright Administration (NCA) released the first Batch of Copyright Protection warning list for Key Works in 2022, which made public the copyright owners of the Programs related to the Winter Olympics and Paralympics and the Internet service providers with the right to disseminate information online, requiring all online platforms to strengthen early warning protection and improve the channels for complaints.In late January, the National Copyright Administration, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and other six departments jointly launched a two-month intensive campaign to protect the copyright of the Winter Olympics.According to the State Administration for Market Regulation, local market regulators have investigated more than 240 cases of infringement of exclusive rights to the Olympic logo.Zhang zhicheng said that all parts of the country are a comprehensive investigation, severely crack down on violations of the Olympic Games.Establish a central and local emergency guard mechanism for ipr protection, crack down on and regulate ipr infringement with a “zero tolerance” attitude.Big data and other technologies have played an important role in strengthening ipr protection for the Winter Olympics.Yang Dongqi, director of the Beijing Intellectual Property Office, said special inspections will be carried out on areas prone to infringement, including mobile Internet applications, by using big data and other technologies.For example, Fengtai District Market Supervision Bureau established a “smart eye supervision system” to capture the commodity information including the winter Olympics and winter Olympics mascots and other text pictures in the “Fengtai District online commodity database”, effectively stopping the illegal use of the Olympic logo business behavior.Tang zhaozhi said that the winter Olympics is now half over, and the online monitoring data shows that the protection work has basically achieved the expected results.As of February 12, 2022, youku, IQiyi, Tencent Video, Sina Weibo, B station, Douyin, Baidu and other 27 major video, social, live and search engine platforms, a total of 32,376 infringing links related to the Winter Olympics have been deleted after receiving all kinds of notices from rights holders;According to the requirements of the Anti-piracy working group of the Winter Olympics composed of six departments including the National Copyright Administration, 227,452 infringing links related to the Winter Olympics were deleted through self-examination.Platforms handled 3,363 accounts due to the spread of infringing content related to the Winter Olympics.Bing Dwen Dwen, the mascot of the Beijing Winter Olympics, has attracted a lot of attention recently.Under what circumstances can bing Dwen Dwen be used in accordance with the law, and what procedures and rules should be followed?The Beijing Winter Olympics organizing Committee helped us conclude.First of all, the mascot “Bing Dwen Dwen” is an important property of the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee (BOCOG), which enjoys the copyright, exclusive right of registered trademark and patent right of design for the image of “Bing Dwen Dwen”, and the exclusive right of registered trademark for the English and Chinese names of “Bing Dwen Dwen” according to law.Therefore, any use of the image or name of “Bing Dwen Dwen” shall comply with the copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China, Trademark Law of the People’s Republic of China, Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the Copyright Law, Trademark Law, patent Law) and other relevant laws and regulations.”Ice mound mound” image, for example, as a fine art, Beijing games organizers of copyright are protected by law, without the consent of the Beijing games organizers, any other unit or individual may use the work, the more the images of “ice mound mound” must not be distorted, tampered with, such as improper use, reasonable use except in accordance with the law.Similarly, the exclusive right of registered trademark and design patent of the image and name of “Bing Dwen Dwen” enjoyed by the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee are also protected by law.For illegal use, boCOG has the right to hold the infringer accountable.Secondly, in addition to the traditional intellectual property rights of the image and name of “Bing Dwen Dwen”, the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee also enjoys the exclusive rights of the Olympic logo.Special measures to protect some important Olympic elements are unique to China, which originates from the Regulations on the Protection of Olympic Symbols and reflects China’s respect for Olympic rules.So far, the State Intellectual Property Office has announced a total of 63 Olympic symbols.There are not only the lovely mascot “Bing Dwen Dwen”, but also the Olympic rings and the Beijing Winter Olympics emblem.The use of the Olympic logo can be divided into commercial and non-commercial situations.One is commercial use.According to the Regulations on the Protection of The Olympic Symbols, no one can use the Olympic symbols for commercial purposes without the permission of the owner of the Olympic symbols.The image and name of bing Dwen Dwen, the mascot of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, are Olympic symbols determined by Chinese laws and regulations. Without the permission of boCOG, no one is allowed to use the image and name of Bing Dwen Dwen for commercial purposes.Currently, the “Bing Dwen Dwen” image and name can be used commercially in accordance with the law by ioc worldwide partners and the official partners and sponsors of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.In addition, licensed manufacturers and retailers of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games may produce and sell licensed products with the image and name of bing Dwen Dwen in accordance with the Beijing Winter Olympic Games Franchise Plan.Non-commercial use.Government offices, grassroots self-governing organizations, public institutions and other non-profit legal persons or organizations can apply for non-commercial use of the Beijing Winter Olympic Mascot “Bing Dwen Dwen”.Applicants apply for non-commercial use “ice mound mound”, should abide by “the Beijing 2022 Olympics and winter paralympic games organizing committee about mark non-commercial use rules (19) [2019] of the games organizing committee, the Beijing games organizing committee official website, search” non-commercial use of the mark “link to relevant pages, fill in material, according to the requirement of application.The licensed user shall, in accordance with the approved scope, signed commitment as well as the technical specifications set by the Beijing games organizing committee to use “ice mound mound,” shall not implement the behavior of any violations of the Beijing games organizers of intellectual property rights, shall not assist any third party to attract mistaken for it with Beijing, Beijing Olympic Games organizing committee, etc. There is a specific relationship of promiscuous behavior.According to the “Host City Contract” signed by the IOC and boCOG, boCOG will transfer all intellectual property rights related to “Bing Dwen Dwen”, including the exclusive rights to the Olympic logo, to the IOC before December 31, 2022.Source: Science and Technology Daily Part of the content synthesis from Xinhua News Agency editor: Liu Yiyang review: Zhu Li