Supplementary Notice Concerning Sticking a Uniform Anti-Counterfeit Symbol on Audiovisual Products

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Ministry of Culture

 

After issue of the Ministry of Culture “Notice Concerning Sticking a Uniform Anti-Counterfeit Symbol on Audiovisual Products”, all localities have vigorously organized implementation. According to the concrete situation of all localities’ audiovisual markets, a supplementary notice on relevant question is as follows:

I, According to relevant State Council regulations, the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation is the only work unit approved by the State to engage in finished audiovisual product import work. In order to further protect intellectual property rights, safeguard the national interest, all finished audiovisual products imported by the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation, apart from bearing the Ministry of Culture-supervised and issued “Audiovisual Product Anti-Counterfeit Symbol”, at the same shall bear a China National Publications Import & Export Corporation “Imported Original Audiovisual Product Anti-Counterfeit Symbol”.

 

II, The China National Publications Import & Export Corporation “Imported Original Audiovisual Product Anti-Counterfeit Symbol” is round, and uses holographic technology, in an arc on the upper half of the symbol, the six English letters CNPIEC (the English abbreviation of China National Publications Import & Export Corporation) are successively arranged; in an arc on the lower half, the four characters “Chinese Company” are successively arranged; in the centre is a large round English letter M contrasting with a musical stave; above and below the “M”, there are the two characters for “music”.

 

III, The “Imported Original Audiovisual Product Anti-Counterfeit Symbol” is produced and used by the China National Publications Import & Export Corporation itself. Any work unit or individual may not forge, buy or sell it, violators shall be severely punished according to the law.

 

IV, For audiovisual products published by education-type audiovisual publishers, that are already approved by the State and determined as educational material aids, the anti-counterfeit symbol sticking work may be completed before 31 July 1997.

 

V, In order to vigorously and safely complete sticking the uniform anti-counterfeit symbol logo work, the closing time limit for completing sticking work is adjusted from 1 January 1997 until 30 June 1997. Apart from the circumstances of Article 4 of this Notice, where audiovisual products for wholesale, retail or rental do not bear an anti-counterfeit symbol, they may without exception not be circulated on the market in any way.

 

VI, From 30 June 1997, all audiovisual product anti-counterfeit symbols issued by all provincial, autonomous region or municipal administrative audiovisual product management entities are abolished.

 

All provincial (regional, municipal) administrative audiovisual product management entities must in the near future organize humanpower to conduct market inspections, strictly require all audiovisual publishing work units in their jurisdiction to stick Ministry of Culture-produced anti-counterfeit symbols on all audiovisual products brought for sale on the market.

文化部关于音像制品加贴统一防伪标识的补充通知
文化部

《文化部关于音像制品加贴统一防伪标识的通知》下发后,各地积极组织实施。根据各地音像市场具体情况,现将有关问题补充通知如下:
一、根据国务院有关规定,中国图书进出口总公司为国家批准的唯一从事音像制成品进口业务的单位。为进一步保护知识产权,维护国家利益,凡中国图书进出口总公司进口的音像制成品,除贴有文化部监制发放的“音像制品防伪标识”外,同时应加贴中国图书进出口总公司“进口原
版音像制品防伪标识”。
二、中国图书进出口总公司“进口原版音像制品防伪标识”为圆形,采用全息摄影技术,标识上半部沿弧线依次排列六个大写英文字母CNPIEC(中国图书进出口总公司英文缩写);下半部沿弧线依次为“中国公司”四字;中心为五线谱映衬的大圆体英文“M”;“M”上下分别
有“音像”两字。
三、“进口原版音像制品防伪标识”由中国图书进出口总公司自行制作使用。任何单位和个人不得伪造、买卖,违者依法惩处。
四、教育类音像出版社出版的、已经国家批准确定为教材辅物的音像制品,可在1997年7月31日前完成加贴防伪标识工作。
五、为积极稳妥地做好加贴统一防伪标识工作,完成加贴工作的截止期限由1997年1月1日调整为1997年6月30日。除本通知第四条规定情况外,1997年7月1日之后,批发、零售、出租的音像制品未加贴防伪标识的,一律不得以任何形式在市场上流通。
六、自1997年6月30日起,废止各省、自治区、直辖市音像制品行政管理部门发放的音像制品防伪标识。
各省(区、市)音像制品行政管理部门近期要组织人力进行市场检查,严格要求本地区所属音像出版单位凡进入市场销售的音像制品必须加贴文化部制作的防伪标识。

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