The Award Ceremony of the WIPO-NCAC Copyright Awards 2018 Held in Suzhou

On October 19, the Award Ceremony of the WIPO-NCAC Copyright Awards 2018 was held in Suzhou. Yu Cike, Director General of Copyright Department of the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) and Gao Hang, Director of Copyright Development Division of WIPO, awarded the winners.

The WIPO-NCAC Copyright Awards program is the result of the cooperation between the National Copyright Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NCAC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This biennial award is the only international award and the highest accolade in the copyright sector in China. Its precursor was the WIPO Creativity Award (China), which was held in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016. Awards have been presented to 75 copyright-related companies, organizations and copyright holders, garnering global attention and receiving active responses.

The WIPO-NCAC Copyright Awards 2018 consists of Creativity Award, Award for Copyright Utilization, Award for Copyright Protection, and Award for Copyright Administration Management, all of which celebrate the achievements of individuals and entities in the four sectors. The awarding list is as follows:

A. WIPO-NCAC Creativity Award (6 awards)

a. Xinhua Dictionary (Written work, Copyright Owner:The Commercial Press, Ltd.)
b. The Ordinary World (Cinematographic work, Producer: HS Entertainment Group Incorporated)
c. Crested Ibises(Dance work, Copyright Owner: Shanghai Dance Theatre)
d. Operation Red Sea (Cinematographic work, Producer:  Beijing Bona Film Group Company Limited )
e. To Live( (Written work, Author: Yu Hua)
f. Feather Flies To The Sky (Cinematographic work, Producer: HangZhou JiaPing Pictures,Co.,Ltd)

B. WIPO-NCAC Award for Copyright Utilization (5 awards)

a. Beijing Hualu Baina Film And TV Co.,Ltd.
b. China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation
c. Artron Art Group
d. China Renmin University Press Co.,Ltd.
e. Jiangsu  Guotai  Epoint Software  Co., Ltd.

C. WIPO-NCAC Award for Copyright Protection (5 awards)

a. Intellectual Property Division, Jiang’an District People’s Court of Wuhan Municipality, Hubei Province
b. China Textile City Registration, Administration and Protectio Office of Pattern Copyright
c. Public Order Department of Shanghai Public Security Bureau
d. Guangzhou Corps of Integrated Administrative Law Enforcement on  Cultural Market
e. Beijing UniTrust Technology Service Co., Ltd.

D. WIPO-NCAC Award for Copyright Administration Management (4 awards)

a. Suzhou Copyright Bureau
b. Music Copyright Society of China
c. Copyright and Legal Affairs Department of General Office,China Central Television
d. Xi’an Television Copyright Exchange Co., Ltd