Copydan Writing

Copydan Writing

Bryggervangen 8 (2nd floor)
Copenhagen
2100
Denmark
Phone: +45 35 44 14 02
E-mail: tekstognode@copydan.dk
Web: http://www.tekstognode.dk/en

Chief Executive:
Managing Director: Anders Kristian Rasch

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Legal Consultant: Susanne Munk Knudsen
E-mail: smk@copydan.dk
Phone: +35 44 14 77
Head of Legal Counseling and Communication: Martin Kyst
E-mail: mky@copydan.dk
Phone: +45 35 44 14 85
Vice Director: Stefan Eland Kristensen
E-mail: sek@copydan.dk
Phone: + 45 35 44 14 76
Head of Research and Distribution: Vibeke Andersen
E-mail: va@copydan.dk
Phone: + 45 35 44 14 66

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: Educational Copies 1983, Business Copies 1991

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 15
How are Board Members elected: Board members are elected on the yearly General Assembly. Substitutes are appointed by the member organisations
Total number of Author Representatives: 9
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 6

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 15
Total Publishers' Associations: 6
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 9
Remarks about the members: Rightsholders to printed literary, dramatic and musical works, i.e. authors (including journalists, photographers, illustrators, composers, translators) and publishers In case of individual members, approximate number: Copydan Writing works on the basis of the extended collective licence system where the rightsholders are represented through organisations. The members of Copydan Writing are organisations since individual rightsholders cannot become a direct member.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31 2018

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: No
Other Law: The extended collective licence system. The systems is based on the existence of collective organisations representing the rightsholders. On behalf of their members the collective organisations enter into agreements with users of copyright protected works within certain areas.

Licensing system:
Extended Collective Licence

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All types of published material except audio visual works and pictorial art which does not appear in a textual context.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Primary schools, secondary schools, commercial and technical schools, teacher training colleges, folk high schools, music schools, universities, other institutions of higher education, the public administration and governmental departments, municipalities, private enterprises, public and private organisations etc.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Licensing for educational purposes includes photocopying, reproduction of works in digital form (e.g. downloads and copypasting from the Internet, copying from CD-ROMs etc.), digitization of works in analogue form (e.g. by scanning) and print out of works from digital form. There is nothing in the licences preventing the educational institutions from compiling course packs. Copied material must be accessed via closed password protected networks, such as an intranet. Educational institutions as well as private businesses can use copyright protected materiel (except News Papers) in digital presentation tools such as Power Point and Smart Boards.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 20
Bilateral agreements type A with: Access, Aidro/Siae, Bonus Copyright Access, Cal, CCC, Cedro, CFC, CLA, ICLA, DALRO, Fjölis, IRRO, Kopinor, Kopiosto, NLA, Osdel, Pro Litteris, Reprobel, VG Musikedition and VG Wort
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 14
Bilateral agreements type B with: ABDR, CADRA, CEMPRO, CLL, COLCIA, COPIBEC, DILIA, FILCOLS, Fjölrit , HKRRLS, JAACC, KOPIPOL, LITA, SR.
Other agreements with RROs: Class (Letter of intent), Copyright Polska (Letter of intent) BASCA and PMLL - music organisations in Great Britain - distribution agreements.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
DKK 380,482,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,962,643.49)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
DKK 380,482,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,962,643.49)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
DKK 378,900,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,750,746.73)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
DKK 3,800,000.00 (+/- EUR 508,980.83)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
DKK 284,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 38,053,014.37)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
DKK 61,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 8,183,876.02)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
DKK 337,500,000.00 (+/- EUR 45,205,534.50)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2019 was applied, being EUR 1= 7.4659 DKK