IFRRO, the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations, is the main international network of collective management organisations and creators’ and publishers’ associations in the text and image spheres. We work to protect and enable easy legal access to copyright material.
UK's DACS distributes £16.7 million in royalties
Last updated on: Mon, 29/08/2016 - 09:10
According to its latest Annual Report, DACS, the UK visual artists’ rights management organisation, distributed a record £16.7 million in royalties to over 26,000 artists and estates in 2015. This represents an increase of 11% since the previous year. The number of artists and estates who benefitted increased from 19,000 to 26,000.Read more
CJEU: Request for a preliminary ruling on private copying and cloud services
Last updated on: Thu, 25/08/2016 - 11:22
Algeria and Nigeria chosen to host the WIPO External Offices in Africa
Last updated on: Tue, 23/08/2016 - 11:26
Australian Copyright Agency chair: We must pay our creative people their due
Last updated on: Thu, 18/08/2016 - 10:16
Copyright Agency Chair, Mr Kim Williams, has delivered a speech to the Melbourne Press Club and published an oped in a major Australian newspaper – The Age - that slams the Productivity Commission's report into Australia's intellectual property and copyright arrangements which was delivered in May.Read more
Mexican Supreme Court of Justice rules on legislation relevant to the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty
Last updated on: Thu, 11/08/2016 - 10:51
New criminal justice system in Mexico
Last updated on: Wed, 03/08/2016 - 09:41
IFJ launches solidarity campaign with Turkish journalists
Last updated on: Tue, 02/08/2016 - 13:47
The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) have launched a solidarity campaign with the Turkish journalists following the new attacks on press freedom and human rights in Turkey since the coup attempt on 15 July.
Details of the campaign can be found here.Read more
Caroline Morgan becomes successor of Olav Stokkmo as CEO of IFRRO
Last updated on: Fri, 29/07/2016 - 13:11
IFRRO is pleased to announce that Caroline Morgan will become the new CEO and Secretary General of IFRRO from the 4th of November 2016, following the IFRRO World Congress in Amsterdam.
Caroline works as General Manager at Copyright Agency l Viscopy in Sydney, Australia. She has been part of the IFRRO family and its network for a number of years and currently chairs the Asia/Pacific Committee and the Legal Issues Forum of IFRRO.
Caroline will start with IFRRO on 1 October, and she will have a one month’s handover with current CEO Olav Stokkmo.
New CLA licensing solution to transform digitisation process for HEIs
Last updated on: Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:37
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), the UK RRO, has launched new licensing system that will significantly speed up and streamline digitisation for higher education institutions (HEIs).Read more
WIPO: Sylvie Forbin named Deputy Director General for Copyright and Creative Industries
Last updated on: Thu, 14/07/2016 - 16:28
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