Literar-Mechana

Literar-Mechana

Linke Wienzeile 18
Wien
A-1060
Austria
Phone: +43 1 587 21 61
E-mail: office@literar.at
Web: http://www.literar.at

Chief Executive:
Dr: Sandra Csillag
Chief Executive Email: csillag@literar.at

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
: Michael Kavouras
E-mail: kavouras@literar.at

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1998

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 8
How are Board Members elected: by the General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 4
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

Members:
Remarks about the members: 18458 authors, 492 publishers

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Statutory licence introduced by the 1996 Amendment to the copyright law which entered into force on 1st of April 1996

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All categories of literary and scientific works
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: 50 producers/importers of copymachines, faxmachines and scanner, 42 importers of printers 208 copyshops, 33 universities, 20 colleges of higher education; elementary Schools; vocational Schools

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Since the amendment of the Austrian copyright act in 2015 certain digital uses in the educational sector are allowed. Licencing is in negotiation. According to Austrian law other electronic storage is permitted by law only for private use without any direct or indirect commercial purpose.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Right of mechanical reproduction, public reception of broadcasts, right of retransmission by cable, blank tape levy, schoolbook remuneration, public lendig right,

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 9
Bilateral agreements type A with: CLA, CEDRO, CFC, ICLA, NLA, Pro Litteris, VG WORT; REPROBEL, CCC
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 8
Bilateral agreements type B with: HARR, KOPINOR, KOPIOSTO, KOPIPOL, LIRA, LITA, DILIA, SAZOR

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
€ 20,050,229.26
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
€ 10,025,873.75
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
€ 8,114,010.30
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
€ 3,453,472.10
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
€ 14,397,939.12
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
€ 2,365,000.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing:
€ 21,004,021.14