Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Wang Jingwei regime

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This page provides an overview of copyright rules of Wang Jingwei regime relevant to uploading works into Wikimedia Commons. Note that any work originating in Wang Jingwei regime must be in the public domain, or available under a free license, in both China and the United States before it can be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons. If there is any doubt about the copyright status of a work from Wang Jingwei regime, refer to the relevant laws for clarification.


Wang Jingwei regime was founded in 1940 after Japanese troops occupied east China and dissolved in 1945. China has always claimed east China without recognizing Wang Jingwei regime.

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  • {{PD-Wang Jingwei regime}} – for collective and anonymous works from Wang Jingwei regime which are now in the public domain in the People's Republic of China.
  • {{PD-Wang Jingwei regime-stamps}} – for stamps issued by the government of Wang Jingwei regime, which are now in the public domain in China.


See also: Commons:Stamps

Public domain use {{PD-Wang Jingwei regime-stamps}}.

As China has always claimed east China without recognizing Wang Jingwei regime, any copyright of Wang Jingwei regime stamps would have expired no later on 1 January 1996. China limits corporate copyright to 50 years since publication, and it is no longer known who designed the stamps.

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