On 12 April local time, the National Copyright Administration (NCAC) signed a Copyright Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (DG level) with Mexican Ministry of Culture in the capital city of Mexico, Mexico City, which marks the formal establishment of the bilateral framework of copyright cooperation between China and Mexico, opening a new chapter for regular and institutional copyright exchange and cooperation. This is the 8th bilateral cooperation MOU of copyright signed by NCAC in the world and another outcome in its corresponding to the “Belt and Road” initiative and strengthening of bilateral exchange and cooperation. It will serve as a vital example to deepen China’s copyright influence in the international community and promote copyright cooperation between China and Latin American countries.
Mr. Yu Cike, Director of Copyright Department of NCAC, and Mr. Manuel Guerra Zamarro, Director General of National Copyright Institute under Mexican Ministry of Culture, signed the MOU on behalf of both parties.
According to the MOU, the Copyright Department of NCAC will strengthen cooperation with the National Copyright Institute of Mexico on discussing hot topics on copyrights and exchanging information and practices in terms of copyright legislation, law enforcement, copyright protection and dispute resolution. Both parties will formulate and implement annual work plans on the basis of demands and conduct specific cooperation and exchange activities in the field, so as to bring the MOU into full play.
Update: April 13, 2018