Dr Yan Bo

  • Dr Yan Bo

Mr Yan, Bo is the Deputy Director of the Copyright and Legal Affairs Office of CCTV, and the Chairperson of the Intellectual Property and Legal Committee (IPLC) of the ABU (Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union) during 2015-2019. He has 26 years working experience in CCTV, and 13 years’ experience in copyright and legal affairs. Mr Yan, Bo was awarded his master degree (MA Media) by Nottingham Trend University in the UK; and awarded his doctor degree (JSD, major in intellectual property law) by the East China University of Political Science and Law, in Shanghai,
China. On his job in CCTV Dr Yan, Bo is responsible for the management of media rights negotiation, contract, royalty payment and copyright protection affairs for CCTV programme production, acquisition, broadcasting and licencing related business. Specifically he is responsible for the contract negotiation with regard to the major sports and cultural events, e.g. 2008-2024 Olympic Games; 2010 Shanghai Expo; 2010-2016 FIFA World Cup; 2008-2016UEFA EURO, etc. As the chairperson of IPLC
of the ABU, Dr Yan, Bo attended the WIPO SCCR Meetings repeatedly for the purpose of pushing forward of the legislation of the Broadcasters’ Treaty.