Zhejiang's proposal to protect the intellectual property of Hangzhou Asian Games

2020-10-14 17:20:38 source: Wan Xiaoying


Reporters were informed from the provincial judicial department that on the morning of October 13, the 53rd executive meeting of the provincial government deliberated and adopted the "Zhejiang Province, the 19th Asian Games intellectual property protection provisions" (hereinafter referred to as "protection provisions"), which will be released to the public in the near future.

 

Protecting the intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games is an important guarantee to safeguard the dignity of the Asian Olympic Games, ensure the smooth progress of the relevant activities of the Hangzhou Asian Games, and encourage the creation of elements of the Asian Games. The purpose of the protection regulations is, on one hand, to meet the requirements of the Asian Olympic Council for hosting the Asian Games, and on the other hand, to effectively strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games and defend the legitimate rights and interests of rights holders.


The person in charge of the provincial judicial department introduced that the protection regulations for starters clearly define what is the intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games. "The main body of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games is the Asian Olympic Council, the Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee and other relevant obligees, the objects of rights are related to the Hangzhou Asian Games trademarks, patents, works, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights, including the obligee-relevant names, logos; the patents of Asian Games related goods, souvenirs, such as appearance design patent; text, photography, computer software, and other works; the opening and closing ceremony designs, rehearsal information and other trade secrets, and so on."

 

The protection provisions make it clear that the use of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games shall be subject to the permission of the obligee, except in cases prescribed by laws and regulations. At the same time, in order to expand the public welfare use of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the protection provisions state that the Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee may, through announcements, notices, and other forms, make a general authorization for the use of non-specific objects of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games.

 

For infringements, the protection provisions make a detailed list in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, including unauthorized use of relevant trademarks or patents, dissemination of related works, illegal acquisition of trade secrets, etc. In order to further extend the scope of protection, the protection provisions also include implicit marketing an unauthorized broadcast, retransmission, and other unfair competition provisions into infringement acts.

 

Furthermore, the protection provisions clarify the obligations of market supervision, copyright management and other departments, Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee, related network service providers, market administrators on the protection of the Hangzhou Asian Games, as well as regulate the Hangzhou Asian Games intellectual property protection in the field of network information technology application, publicity guidance and social supervision mechanism.


(Compiled and Translated by Wu Hongjie)

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Reporters were informed from the provincial judicial department that on the morning of October 13, the 53rd executive meeting of the provincial government deliberated and adopted the "Zhejiang Province, the 19th Asian Games intellectual property protection provisions" (hereinafter referred to as "protection provisions"), which will be released to the public in the near future.

 

Protecting the intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games is an important guarantee to safeguard the dignity of the Asian Olympic Games, ensure the smooth progress of the relevant activities of the Hangzhou Asian Games, and encourage the creation of elements of the Asian Games. The purpose of the protection regulations is, on one hand, to meet the requirements of the Asian Olympic Council for hosting the Asian Games, and on the other hand, to effectively strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games and defend the legitimate rights and interests of rights holders.


The person in charge of the provincial judicial department introduced that the protection regulations for starters clearly define what is the intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games. "The main body of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games is the Asian Olympic Council, the Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee and other relevant obligees, the objects of rights are related to the Hangzhou Asian Games trademarks, patents, works, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights, including the obligee-relevant names, logos; the patents of Asian Games related goods, souvenirs, such as appearance design patent; text, photography, computer software, and other works; the opening and closing ceremony designs, rehearsal information and other trade secrets, and so on."

 

The protection provisions make it clear that the use of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games shall be subject to the permission of the obligee, except in cases prescribed by laws and regulations. At the same time, in order to expand the public welfare use of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the protection provisions state that the Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee may, through announcements, notices, and other forms, make a general authorization for the use of non-specific objects of intellectual property rights of the Hangzhou Asian Games.

 

For infringements, the protection provisions make a detailed list in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, including unauthorized use of relevant trademarks or patents, dissemination of related works, illegal acquisition of trade secrets, etc. In order to further extend the scope of protection, the protection provisions also include implicit marketing an unauthorized broadcast, retransmission, and other unfair competition provisions into infringement acts.

 

Furthermore, the protection provisions clarify the obligations of market supervision, copyright management and other departments, Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee, related network service providers, market administrators on the protection of the Hangzhou Asian Games, as well as regulate the Hangzhou Asian Games intellectual property protection in the field of network information technology application, publicity guidance and social supervision mechanism.


(Compiled and Translated by Wu Hongjie)

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