According to the sports voice report, Hendry is currently engaged in the global promotion of Chinese billiards, and often comes to China to participate in Chinese billiards events. His brokerage company is Qinhuangdao Qiao Billiard Sports Promotion Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Qiao"), mainly operating Chinese billiards. International Masters.
In June last year, Qiao received a letter of communication on copyright matters from Visual China, stating that Qiao's official WeChat used the copyrighted pictures of the latter's copyright-related rights, such as abandoning the negotiations and filing a lawsuit. Immediately after receiving the letter, Joe sent a designated legal company, Hebei Langtu Law Firm, to contact the visual Chinese staff. He was told that he would either pay to become a visual Chinese partner and fill in the “infringement” photo fee, and then he can purchase photos of his website at the member price. Or fill in the "infringement" photo fee at a price of nearly 10,000 yuan each, otherwise it will file a lawsuit to investigate the "infringement" responsibility.
When looking at the so-called "infringement" photos, Hebei Langtu Law Firm found that there are more than 100 portraits on the China website using Qiao’s signing star Hendry, Qiao’s chairman Qiao Bing and the players who run the competition. Many so-called "infringement" photos are derived from this. In this regard, the visual Chinese staff said that they did not infringe any portrait rights.
Article 100 of the General Principles of the Civil Law stipulates that citizens have the right to portraits and may not use the portraits of citizens for the purpose of making profits without their consent.