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  1. Bertelsmann Opens In The Far East

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST German media giant Bertelsmann is to establish its fourth international office, in the Chinese capital of Beijing. In a statement issued Dec. 8, Bertelsmann said the Beijing office would cultivate relations with government agencies and provide ove ...

  2. MPA Honors Top Copyright Enforcer

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Motion Picture Assn. named Philippines Optical Media Board chairman and actor Eduardo Manzano the top Asia-Pacific Copyright Enforcer at the CineAsia film industry trade show yesterday (Dec. 7) in Beijing. "One of the MPA's closest a ...

  3. Avex Sets Up In China

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beijing office launches Nov. 18. Tokyo-based independent label Avex has become the first Japanese record company to set up a subsidiary in mainland China. Beijing-based Avex China was formally established Nov. 16 and began operations on Nov. 18, a ...

  4. China's Hurray Reports Mixed Results

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hurray, a Beijing-based company involved in wireless music distribution, artist development and music production, reported a year-on-year sales increase for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 but a dras Hurray, a Beijing-based company involved in wi ...

  5. Avex Sets Up In China

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tokyo-based independent label Avex has become the first Japanese record company to set up a subsidiary in mainland China. Tokyo-based independent label Avex has become the first Japanese record company to set up a subsidiary in mainland China. Bei ...

  6. IFPI Blasts Baidu China Court Ruling

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The IFPI describes as "inexplicable" a Chinese court's ruling in favor of Bejing-based Web portal Baidu in a copyright-violation lawsuit filed by the international labels group against the portal. The IFPI describes as "inexpli ...

  7. IFPI Blasts Baidu China Court Ruling

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The IFPI describes as "inexplicable" a Chinese court's ruling in favor of Bejing-based Web portal Baidu in a copyright-violation lawsuit filed by the international labels group against the portal. The IFPI describes as "inexpli ...

  8. China's Hurray! Eyes-Up Label Stake

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beijing-based company Hurray! Holding has revealed its plans to buy 30% of independent record label New Run Entertainment, also based in the Chinese capital. Beijing-based company Hurray! Holding has revealed its plans to buy 30% of independent re ...

  9. Mandelson Blasts Beijing On Royalties

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST China must clamp down on illegal broadcasts of foreign music, movies and television shows, European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson said in Beijing Wednesday (Nov. 8). China must clamp down on illegal broadcasts of foreign music, movies a ...

  10. Mandelson Blasts Beijing On Royalties

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST China must clamp down on illegal broadcasts of foreign music, movies and television shows, European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson said in Beijing Wednesday (Nov. 8). China must clamp down on illegal broadcasts of foreign music, movies a ...

  11. Mandelson: 'EU Won't Sue China At WTO'

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Tuesday (Nov. 7) ruled out European action at the World Trade Organization against China over its failure to clamp down on rampant piracy. EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Tuesday (Nov. 7) ruled out ...

  12. Mandelson: 'EU Won't Sue China At WTO'

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Tuesday (Nov. 7) ruled out European action at the World Trade Organization against China over its failure to clamp down on rampant piracy. EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Tuesday (Nov. 7) ruled out ...

  13. Ticketmaster Enters China

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing operations into China through an alliance with Beijing CSI Ticketing Development. The new joint venture Beijing Gehua Ticketmaster Ticketing Co. (BGTTC) Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing ...

  14. Ticketmaster Enters China

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing operations into China through an alliance with Beijing CSI Ticketing Development. The new joint venture Beijing Gehua Ticketmaster Ticketing Co. (BGTTC) Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing ...

  15. EU Demands China Improves Anti-Piracy Measures

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Commissioner Mandelson unveils China strategy. China must bolster its efforts to crack down on piracy and counterfeiting or face trade sanctions, European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson said Tuesday (Oct. 24). He was unveiling the Commis ...

  16. MTV, Baidu Forge China Alliance

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks has forged a content and advertising alliance with Beijing-based web portal Baidu, the companies said today (Oct. 17) in a joint statement. MTV Networks has forged a content and advertising alliance with Beijing-based web portal Baidu ...

  17. CAA To Open U.K. Music Office

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Emma Banks, Mike Greek join as agents. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Beverly Hills, Calif., revealed today (Sept. 29) that former Helter Skelter agents Emma Banks and Mike Greek will join the company, effective Oct. 2. The agents will be based ...

  18. The Orchard Grows Business In China With top100.cn

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes artists such as Coldplay, Ray Charles. The quantity of international music available to the vast Chinese market has received a boost following a deal between New York-based The Orchard and top100.cn, one of China’s leading legal digi ...

  19. IFPI To Sue Yahoo China

    July 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is planning to sue Web portal Yahoo China for copyright infringement. "Yahoo China are operating a service which is infringing on our members' rights," IFPI chairman John Kennedy explained to The IFPI is planning to sue Web ...

  20. IFPI To Sue Yahoo China

    July 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is planning to sue Web portal Yahoo China for copyright infringement. "Yahoo China are operating a service which is infringing on our members' rights," IFPI chairman John Kennedy explained to The IFPI is planning to sue Web ...

  21. China Web Portal Guilty Of C'right Charges

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A Chinese court decision finding Internet portal China.com guilty of copyright violation is being hailed as a landmark ruling that sets an important precedent for labels and publishers. A Chinese court decision finding Internet portal China.com gu ...

  22. China Web Portal Guilty Of C'right Charges

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Industry 'encouraged' as site pays penalties. A Chinese court decision finding Internet portal China.com guilty of copyright violation is being hailed as a landmark ruling that sets an important precedent for labels and publishers. After ...

  23. EU Commissioner Warns China On IP

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Thursday (June 8) called on China to do more to clamp down on music, movie and software piracy, warning the country would face a backlash in Europe unless it d EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Thurs ...

  24. EU Commissioner Warns China On IP

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Thursday (June 8) called on China to do more to clamp down on music, movie and software piracy, warning the country would face a backlash in Europe unless it d EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson on Thurs ...

  25. Leung Takes Universal China Role

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catherine Leung has been promoted to the new position of GM, marketing and digital, at Universal Music China, effective immediately. Catherine Leung has been promoted to the new position of GM, marketing and digital, at Universal Music China, effe ...

  26. Kobalt Enters Admin Deal With China's CRC

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT London-based independent publisher Kobalt Music Group has struck an exclusive agreement to administrate the publishing rights of China's state-owned CRC Jianian Cultural Development Co. Ltd. The long- London-based independent publisher Kobalt ...

  27. China Tops Special 301 List

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual report released April 28. China has reappeared at the top of the US' list of intellectual property violators while Taiwan has failed in its bid to be dropped from consideration as an IP violator. The United States Trade Representative ...

  28. Britain's AIM Unlocks China Stream Pact

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Association of Independent Music is powering on in China. After establishing a presence there last year, the trade body today (April 10) unveiled a groundbreaking agreement to stream music The U.K.'s Association of Independent ...

  29. China To Create New IP Court

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Chinese government is to establish a new special court which will deal with the country's piracy crimes. The Judicial Court of Intellectual Property, set up under China's supreme court, will be de The Chinese government is to establi ...

  30. China To Create New IP Court

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST New authority will hear local, int'l complaints. The Chinese government is to establish a new special court which will deal with the country's piracy crimes. The Judicial Court of Intellectual Property, set up under China's supreme ...

  31. Stones Roll On For China Concert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. Local promoter Emma Entertainment today (Feb. 28) c ...

  32. Stones Roll On For China Concert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai on April 8. The show will be held at the indoor Shanghai Grand Stage, which has a capacity of 8,000 to 10,000. Tic The Rolling Stones will play their first-ever ...

  33. Download Giant Arrives In China

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beijing-based digital entertainment network services company Orca Digital launched on Wednesday (Feb. 15) what it claims to be mainland China's biggest legitimate digital music store. Orca Digital is Beijing-based digital entertainment networ ...

  34. Download Giant Arrives In China

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beijing-based digital entertainment network services company Orca Digital launched on Wednesday (Feb. 15) what it claims to be mainland China's biggest legitimate digital music store. Orca Digital is Beijing-based digital entertainment networ ...

  35. Ricky Eyes Taj Mahal Charity Gig

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th Wonder of the World Concert series with a Feb. 25 performance at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. The event will benefit Unicef's "Unite for Children, Unite Against AID Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th W ...

  36. Schwarzenegger To Help Fight Piracy In China

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been in talks with China's government about lending his celebrity status to making an anti-piracy message for Chinese TV, California officials said. BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- California Gov. ...

  37. China Censorship In Spotlight At Global Conference

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The plot of award-winning Chinese film "Nuan" was front and center Nov. 15 at the 2005 China Global Conference in Los Angeles. Except that one of the filmmakers, Dong Fan, president of Beijing Aureape LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  38. China Begins 90-day Drive Against Piracy

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Under increased pressure from the World Trade Organization and ahead of a visit by U.S. President George W. Bush, China has launched a three-month campaign to fight piracy and pornography, the Ministr BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Under incr ...

  39. Europe Targets Counterfeit Biz

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games consoles were among the two million counterfeit products seized by European Union customs officers as part of the Operation FAKE campaign, officials said Nov. 8. BRUSSELS -- CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games console ...

  40. Europe Targets Counterfeit Biz

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games consoles were among the two million counterfeit products seized by European Union customs officers as part of the Operation FAKE campaign, officials said today (Nov. 8 CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games consoles were ...

  41. Europe Targets Counterfeit Biz

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games consoles were among the two million counterfeit products seized by European Union customs officers as part of the Operation FAKE campaign, officials said today (Nov. 8 CDs, DVDs, MP3 players and games consoles were ...

  42. Pantech Soaks Up Rain Pact

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, will be the face of mobile handset manufacturer Pantech as it makes a major push into China and other Chinese-speaking regions around Asia. Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, ...

  43. U.S. Trade Reps Send Warning To China

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has sent China a letter warning that the country needs to enforce its criminal penalties for piracy or face penalties as a World Trade Organization m WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The office of the U.S. Tra ...

  44. U.S. Trade Reps Send Warning To China

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Enforce piracy penalties or face consequences.' The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has sent China a letter warning that the country needs to enforce its criminal penalties for piracy or face penalties as a WTO member. US ...

  45. Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese karaoke firm that played its music videos without permission, state media said Oct. 18. (AP) -- A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese k ...

  46. Warner Wins Lawsuit Vs Chinese Karaoke Chain

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Hong Kong has won a copyright suit against a Chinese karaoke chain which had been playing tracks owned by the label without permission. Warner Music Hong Kong has won a copyright suit against a Chinese karaoke chain which had been pla ...

  47. Warner Wins Lawsuit Vs Chinese Karaoke Chain

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Hong Kong has won a copyright suit against a Chinese karaoke chain which had been playing tracks owned by the label without permission. Warner Music Hong Kong has won a copyright suit against a Chinese karaoke chain which had been pla ...

  48. Report: Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese karaoke firm that played its music videos without permission, state media said today (Oct. 18). A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese k ...

  49. U.K. Indie Labels Target China

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The British government is repeating its support for a trade mission to China by the country's independent labels following last year's successful inaugural initiative. The British government is repeating its support for a trade mission t ...

  50. IFPI Urges China To Act On Piracy

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to music industry trade group the Interna BEIJING (Reuters) -- China must shut down pira ...

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