Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts


China’s music copyright collecting society and its new music platforms, find points of commonality through constructing more efficient and profitable systems to generate more users and greater income. By undertaking a comparison of the various copyright regulations, cases, and statistics, this research aims to contribute to academic science by extracting frameworks and solutions from the United States and European licensing models and examining them in the context of China’s music market. It aims to discover rational approaches to connect rising technology and emerging economic incentives.

Appropriate solutions are proposed based on the influence of international treaties and legislative progress driven by technological innovation and historical conditions in China. In particular, this research provides answers for facing the risks related to competitive markets, transactional efficiency, and compensation fairness. Consequently, the conclusion anticipates further progress to be made in China’s music market. The regulatory engagements, such as compulsory licensing and extended collective licensing, can provide considerable answers for China’s issues.

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