Supreme People’s Court Interpretation Concerning Several Issues on Application of Law in Correctly Hearing Civil Copyright Cases

(Adopted on 12 October 2002 at the 1246th Meeting of the Adjudication Committee of the Supreme People’s Court; promulgated on October 15, 2002)

In order to correctly hear the cases concerning copyright civil disputes, several issues on application of law are interpreted as follows according to the provisions of the General Principles of Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Civil Procedural Law of the People’s Republic of China and other relevant laws:

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