About Intellectual Property IP Training Respect for IP IP Outreach IP for… IP and... IP in... Patent & Technology Information Trademark Information Industrial Design Information Geographical Indication Information Plant Variety Information (UPOV) IP Laws, Treaties & Judgements IP Resources IP Reports Patent Protection Trademark Protection Industrial Design Protection Geographical Indication Protection Plant Variety Protection (UPOV) IP Dispute Resolution IP Office Business Solutions Paying for IP Services Negotiation & Decision-Making Development Cooperation Innovation Support Public-Private Partnerships AI Tools & Services The Organization Working with WIPO Accountability Patents Trademarks Industrial Designs Geographical Indications Copyright Trade Secrets WIPO Academy Workshops & Seminars IP Enforcement WIPO ALERT Raising Awareness World IP Day WIPO Magazine Case Studies & Success Stories IP News WIPO Awards Business Universities Indigenous Peoples Judiciaries Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions Economics Gender Equality Global Health Climate Change Competition Policy Sustainable Development Goals Frontier Technologies Mobile Applications Sports Tourism PATENTSCOPE Patent Analytics International Patent Classification ARDI – Research for Innovation ASPI – Specialized Patent Information Global Brand Database Madrid Monitor Article 6ter Express Database Nice Classification Vienna Classification Global Design Database International Designs Bulletin Hague Express Database Locarno Classification Lisbon Express Database Global Brand Database for GIs PLUTO Plant Variety Database GENIE Database WIPO-Administered Treaties WIPO Lex - IP Laws, Treaties & Judgments WIPO Standards IP Statistics WIPO Pearl (Terminology) WIPO Publications Country IP Profiles WIPO Knowledge Center WIPO Technology Trends Global Innovation Index World Intellectual Property Report PCT – The International Patent System ePCT Budapest – The International Microorganism Deposit System Madrid – The International Trademark System eMadrid Article 6ter (armorial bearings, flags, state emblems) Hague – The International Design System eHague Lisbon – The International System of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications eLisbon UPOV PRISMA UPOV e-PVP Administration UPOV e-PVP DUS Exchange Mediation Arbitration Expert Determination Domain Name Disputes Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE) Digital Access Service (DAS) WIPO Pay Current Account at WIPO WIPO Assemblies Standing Committees Calendar of Meetings WIPO Webcast WIPO Official Documents Development Agenda Technical Assistance IP Training Institutions COVID-19 Support National IP Strategies Policy & Legislative Advice Cooperation Hub Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC) Technology Transfer Inventor Assistance Program WIPO GREEN WIPO's Pat-INFORMED Accessible Books Consortium WIPO for Creators WIPO Translate Speech-to-Text Classification Assistant Member States Observers Director General Activities by Unit External Offices Job Vacancies Procurement Results & Budget Financial Reporting Oversight
Arabic English Spanish French Russian Chinese
Laws Treaties Judgments Browse By Jurisdiction

Act on the Management of Copyright and Related Rights by Collecting Societies (Collecting Societies Act, as amended up to Act of June 1, 2017), Germany

Back

Superseded Text  Go to latest Version in WIPO Lex
Year of Version 2017 Dates Amended up to: September 6, 2017 Entry into force: June 1, 2016 Promulgated: May 24, 2016 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), IP Regulatory Body Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Notes This consolidated version of the Act on the Management of Copyright and Related Rights by Collecting Societies incorporates all the amendments up to the ‘Ninth Amendment of June 1, 2017, to the Act Against Restraints of Competition’, which entered into force on June 9, 2017, on the day following its publication in the Federal Law Gazette, except for the provisions in Article 8 which entered into force on different dates.
Article 4 of the said Act of June 1, 2017, which entered into force on June 9, 2017, replaces the words ‘Sentence 2’ by the words ‘Sentence 4’ in § 110, paragraph 2, sentence 2 under Part 5, Chapter 1 of this consolidated version.


Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) German Gesetz über die Wahrnehmung von Urheberrechten und verwandten Schutzrechten durch Verwertungsgesellschaften (Verwertungsgesellschaftengesetz - VGG) (zuletzt geändert durch das Gesetz vom 1. Juni 2017) PDF HTML English Act on the Management of Copyright and Related Rights by Collecting Societies (Collecting Societies Act, as amended up to Act of June 1, 2017) PDF HTML
Related Legislation Supersedes (1 text(s)) Supersedes (1 text(s))
Act on the Management of Copyright and Related Rights by Collecting Societies (Collecting Societies Act)(DE164)
Is superseded by (1 text(s)) Is superseded by (1 text(s))
Act on the Management of Copyright and Related Rights by Collecting Societies (Collecting Societies Act, as amended up to Act of May 31, 2021) (DE297)


WIPO Lex No. DE232