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    Just provide us the required documents and let us do the rest.
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    You will receive an automated update at every step of your Copyright application in China.


You can get the Copyright Certificate with us at the fastest 45 working days

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Documents required for Copyright Regisration in China

ID Proof

If the Applicant is the Incorporation, we need the Scanning copy of the Business Certificate. If the Application is a natural person, we need the Scanning copy of the passport.

Power Of Attorney

Power of Attorney (POA) duly executed by the applicant (Enclosed). It means that you just need to sign or seal the POA that we provide.

Software Code

For the Computer Software, Copyright, Embedded software, App, the source program and documents shall be submitted in First and Last 30 consecutive pages, and if the pages less than 60 pages shall be submitted in full version.

Works Sample

For the Works Copyright, we need the Samples of works. Moreover, please write the description in terms of the purpose of creation, creation process, process and originality of the work, etc.


What will you receive after Copyright Registration

Notification of Acceptance

Receipt of the official copyright application acceptance

Copyright Certificate

Approval of Copyright Registration Certificate

Why apply the Copyright with GWBMA?

Get official proof of your works

Put an end to any infringement

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Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright Registration

Learn More About Copyright Registration

What are the Works Copyright?

In China, Works Copyright refers to the intellectual achievements that are original in the fields of literature, art, and science and can be copied in a tangible form. Generally, China Copyright protects works of literature, art, sciences, engineering, and technology created in any form of written, oral, musical, dramatic, choreographic and acrobatic works, fine arts and architecture, photographic works, cinematographic works, graphic works, etc.

What is the China Copyright Official Center?

The China Copyright Protection Center (CCPC) is the National Official Copyright Public Center in China, which is responsible for the copyright registration of works in China and Overseas.

How to view the Works Sample?

You can directly scan the QR code on the Copyright Certificate to view the work sample, but only the copyright owner’s registered Chinese mobile phone can get the Verification Code message from the China Copyright Protection Center (CCPC). Certainly, you can also fill out the prescribed application form and documents to apply for checking the Works sample to the CCPC.

How do foreigners or units apply for copyright registration of works?

Applying for copyright registration of works in China, the foreigners or units are in accordance with the principle of national treatment, which is consistent with the registration materials required by Chinese citizens. Foreign language materials must be submitted in Chinese (except for sample works).

What is the processing time limit for copyright registration of works?

It will be completed within 30 working days after the registration agency accepts the registration application. If correction materials are needed, the applicant shall complete the correction within 60 days after receiving the correction notice, and the registration agency shall complete the correction within 30 working days after receiving the correction materials.

Who can be the  Copyright Owner?

Natural persons, corporations, or other organizations that independently develop and complete software, as well as natural persons, corporations, or other organizations that have contracted, inherited, transferred, or accepted Computer Software copyrights can become copyright owners.

Computer Software 1.0 has been registered, do I need to register again for the upgraded version?

Different versions are different Computer Software works, upgrade software with major changes in Computer Software functions and performance, applicants should re-register if necessary.

 What is the exclusive license of Computer Software copyright?

It refers to the right that the software copyright owner, within a specific period and geographical area, authorizes the licensee to use one or more of the rights it enjoys. That is to say, the right is exclusive, no one else (including the licensor) can use it except for the licensee.

If one of the right holders who succeeded in obtaining the right is a foreign legal corporation, how to submit the identity certificate?

You need to provide a copy of the registration license of a legal corporation, that is notarized by a local qualified institution, it must be certified by the Chinese embassy or consulate in that country. The notarization includes two aspects: one is that the company is legally and effectively established; the other is that the signature of the company’s legal representative is valid.

What is Computer Software Copyright?

According to Regulations on Computer Software Protection, computer Software refers to computer programs and related documents. The Computer Program refers to a sequence of coded instructions or a sequence of symbolic statements that can achieve a certain function. Furthermore, the documents refer to the text materials and charts used to describe the content, composition, design, functional specifications, development, test results, and use methods of the program, such as program design instructions, flow charts, operation manuals, etc. A computer program refers to a sequence of coded instructions or a sequence of symbolic statements that can achieve a certain function. Therefore, It refers to computer programs and related documents. 

Which works can be applied for registration?

China Copyright Law protects works of:

  • literature; art;
  • natural sciences;
  • social sciences;
  • engineering and technology created in any forms of written, oral, musical, dramatic, choreographic, and acrobatic works;
  • works of fine arts and architecture;
  • photographic works;
  • cinematographic works;
  • graphic works;
  • computer software;
  • and other works by law (Article 3).

Which works cannot be applied for Copyright registration?

According to China Copyright Law, the following cannot be applied for Copyright:

  • Laws, regulations, state organs’ resolutions, decisions, orders, and other documents with legislative, administrative, judicial nature, and their official translations;
  • Current news;
  • Calendar, general number table, general table and formula;
  • Works beyond the protection period.

What materials do I need to submit to apply for registration of copyright-related rights matters?

  • Application Form for Registration of Rights Related to Copyright;
  • Applicant’s identification document:
  • Proof of ownership of rights;
  •  Samples of sound recordings, video products, layout designs, and materials that record performances, broadcasts, or TV content;
  • When entrusting others to apply on behalf of the agent, the agent shall submit the applicant’s certificate of authorization and agent identification documents.

What is the duration of Computer Software copyright protection?

The copyright of a natural person’s software is protected for the lifetime of the natural person and 50 years after his death. If Computer Software is developed in cooperation. The protection ends on December 31 of the 50th year after the death of the last natural person. The Computer Software copyright of legal persons or other organizations shall be protected for 50 years after the first publication of the Computer Software. However, if the Computer Software has not been published within 50 years from the date of completion of development, it will no longer be protected.

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The process was fast and easy and fit my needs perfectly to secure the copyright to my book.

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