Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights

WIPO/PUB/CR/CMOTOOLKIT/EN

WIPO Good Practice Toolkit for CMOs (The Toolkit)
Working Document

Publication year: 2018

The WIPO Good Practice Toolkit for Collective Management Organizations (CMOs) brings together examples of legislation, regulation and codes of conduct in the area of collective management from around the world. The Toolkit is a working document that will continue to be improved. Member states and other stakeholders may use relevant parts of the document to help them design an approach suitable for their particular context. Note - The Toolkit is not a normative document

WIPO/PUB/1042/2017/EN

International Survey on Text and Image Copyright Levies
2016 Edition

Author(s): IFRRO; Publication year: 2017

The third ‘International Survey of Text and Image Copyright Levies’, jointly published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Federation of Reprographic Rights Organizations (IFRRO) builds on and updates the first two surveys published in 2014 and 2015, and analyzes the origins, scope and current use of these levies around the world, and their role in ensuring easy legal access to copyright material. The Survey also shows how and why text and image (TI) levies are different from audio and audio-visual private copying levies. As with the first two surveys, it uses data from IFRRO members, collated and presented by Paul Greenwood, a consultant, with the assistance of representatives of IFRRO members and the IFRRO Secretariat. The methodology and scope are unchanged.

WIPO/PUB/1037/2017/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2016

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2017

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Dutch collecting society for private copying remunerations, Stichting de Thuiskopie, are pleased to present the fourth joint publication on the law and practice of private copying systems around the world. The survey provides a global view of private copying compensation (also known as private copying levies), an important element of copyright and related rights infrastructure. It aims to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and to provide an update on important developments in the private copying law and practice of countries that have such an exception in their legal arsenals.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2016/3/EN

An Introduction to the Economics of Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights
Collective Management as a Business Strategy for Creators

Author(s): Dr. Richard Watt; Publication year: 2016

An introduction to the economic theory surrounding collective management of copyright

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2016/2/EN

Neighboring Rights
Collective Management Organizations – Tool Kit

Author(s): J. Joel Baloyi, Robert Hooijer; Publication year: 2016

This WIPO toolkit offers a practical approach to the collective management of copyright and related rights.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2016/1/EN

Musical Works and Audio-Visual Works
Collective Management Organizations – Tool Kit

Author(s): J. Joel Baloyi, Robert Hooijer; Publication year: 2016

This WIPO toolkit offers a practical approach to the collective management of copyright and related rights.

WIPO/PUB/1037/2016/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2015

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Dutch collecting society for private copying remunerations, Stichting de Thuiskopie, are pleased to present the third joint publication on the law and practice of private copying systems around the world. The survey provides a global view of private copying compensation (also known as private copying levies), an important element of copyright and related rights infrastructure. It aims to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and to provide an update on important developments in the private copying law and practice of countries that have such an exception in their legal arsenals.

WIPO/PUB/1042/2016/EN

International Survey on Text and Image Copyright Levies
2015 Edition

Author(s): IFRRO; Publication year: 2015

The second ‘International Survey of Text and Image Copyright Levies’, jointly published by WIPO and IFRRO analyzes the origins, scope and current use of text and image copyright levies around the world. It shows the role of this mechanism for ensuring easy legal access to copyright material and its major differences with audio and audio-visual private copying levies. The Survey is based on data from IFRRO members and provides and overview of this important income stream for copyright holders.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/6/EN

Management of Rights in Dramatic Works
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 6

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/5/EN

Management of Rights for Visual Arts and Photography
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 5

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/4/EN

Management of Rights in Print and Publishing
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 4

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/3/EN

Management of Copyright and Related Rights in the Audiovisual Field
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 3

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/2/EN

Management of Copyright and Related Rights in the Field of Music
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 2

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/EMAT/2014/1/EN

General Aspects of Collective Management
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 1

Author(s): Nicholas Lowe, Tarja Koskinen-Olsson; Publication year: 2014

WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.

WIPO/PUB/1042E

International Survey on Text and Image Copyright Levies
2014 Edition

Author(s): IFRRO; Publication year: 2014

The publication provides an international overview of the functioning of the various models of text and image levies which are currently in operation across the world. The survey demonstrates that the practice of operating levies is a commonly used way to provide authors and publishers with remuneration for certain uses of their copyright works.

WIPO/PUB/1037/2014/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2013

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2014

The present survey represents a collection of key data on private copying compensation systems around the world. It appears now in its 23rd edition which, for the second time, is the result of collaboration between the Private Copying Collection body in the Netherlands Stichting de Thuiskopie and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

WIPO/PUB/1037/2013/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2012

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2013

This publication describes national systems on compensation for private copying and provides available data on their operation in different countries around the world. The survey offers a global overview of this important element of the copyright infrastructure and is the result of collaboration between WIPO and the Private Copying Collection body in the Netherlands.

WIPO/PUB/926/EN

The Setting-up of New Copyright Societies

Author(s): Ulrich Uchtenhagen; Publication year: 2005

The document provides short explanations, on the different steps, conditions and on the various parameters indispensable for the creation of a collective management organization for musical works. It includes an interesting work plan indicating in a time frame the different stages necessary for achieving such goal.

WIPO/PUB/924/EN

Collective Management in Reprography

Publication year: 2005

This publication gives a general description of the concept of collective management and its role in the field of reprography, and affords insight into the legislative framework and the different national reprographic reproduction rights organizations and their activities.

WIPO/PUB/789/EN

Copyright Collective Management in Music

Publication year: 2005

Presented in the form of a theoretical and practical guide, this posthumous publication by the late Dr. Ulrich Uchtenhagen concerns the stages in the setting-up of a collective management society in the field of music and the society's operation. The work describes the essential activities and mechanisms as well as the fundamental principles required for sound collective management. It provides clear explanations of the complex notions of a system which is essential for authors, composers and music publishers throughout the world who seek protection and wish to be rewarded for their work.

WIPO/PUB/922/EN

From Artist to Audience

Publication year: 2004

A WIPO booklet produced in cooperation with the International Confederation of Societies of Authors (CISAC) and the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO), aims to answer questions by exploring one way in which the copyright and related rights system works, namely through the collective management of rights.

WIPO/PUB/897/EN

WIPO Guide on the Licensing of Copyright and Related Rights

Publication year: 2004

The WIPO Guide provides a practical overview of licensing of copyright and related rights in a global marketplace, for literary, musical, graphic and pictorial works, motion pictures, multimedia entertainment and education products and computer software. Internationally renowned authors address each industry in turn, as well as giving an overview of the general business and legal principles involved in the licensing of copyright and related rights, and their collective management.