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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030103.

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists in the US and China: A Comparative Study


Wang Suchen 

Corresponding Author:
Wang Suchen

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) 100083 P.R. China


This article focuses on the comparative analysis of resale royalty right in the US and China. It is structured in several parts as follows: this article first provides definition and origination of resale royalty rights. The Berne Convention is also introduced in this part to display the global efforts in protecting the right of creators. Then the legislation struggles and efforts in the USA and China are stated. The article also provides insights into the influence of the legislation of this right to the current art market based on the surveys conducted in different nations. Subsequently, the article contrasts the considerations of implementing resale royalty in China and the US. It concludes with a discussion of the future development of resale right legislation.


Comparison Analysis, Royalty Resale Right, Legislation

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Wang Suchen. Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists in the US and China: A Comparative Study. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 1: 10-14. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030103.


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