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
Head of Licensing and Negotiation: 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: Appointed by their member organisations
Total number of Author Representatives: 9
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 6

Members:
Remarks about the members: All relevant rightsholders to printed material, i.e. authors (including journalists, photographers, illustrators, composers, translators) and publishers In case of individual members, approximate number: Copydan Writing is based on the extended collective licence system where the rightsholders are represented through their organisations. In Copydan Writing's database 80000 rightsholders are registered.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31 2016

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: 19
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 and VG Musikedition
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 15
Bilateral agreements type B with: ABDR, CADRA, CEMPRO, CLL, COLCIA, COPIBEC, DILIA, FILCOLS, Fjölrit , HKRRLS, JAACC, KOPIPOL, LITA, VG WORT, SR.
Other agreements with RROs: Class (Letter of intent), Copyright Polska (Letter of intent)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
DKK 366,066,000.00 (+/- EUR 49,249,418.13)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
DKK 366,066,000.00 (+/- EUR 49,249,418.13)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
DKK 364,991,000.00 (+/- EUR 49,104,790.86)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
DKK 4,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 551,601.66)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
DKK 308,495,000.00 (+/- EUR 41,503,989.02)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
DKK 43,360,000.00 (+/- EUR 5,833,523.93)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
DKK 365,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 49,119,455.39)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 7.4329 DKK