Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society

TBYM, Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society

Küçükçamlıca Mah. Şekerkaya No: 9/A
Küçükçamlıca/Üsküdar
Istanbul
34496
Turkey
Phone: +90 (0216) 327 07 73
Fax: +90 (0212) 310 590
E-mail: bilgi@tbym.org
Web: www.tbym.org

Chief Executive:
Chief Executive: Mr. Mustafa Doğru
Chief Executive Phone: +905324165882
Chief Executive Email: mdogru@yumurcakyayinlari.com.tr

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Secretary General: Atty. Arb. Melahat Boran
E-mail: mboran@tbym.org
Phone: +905333275335
Member of International Relations Commission: Mrs. Seda Darcan Çiftçi
E-mail: sdarcanciftci@gmail.com
Phone: 05365252836

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 9
How are Board Members elected: General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 0
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 9

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 0
Total Publishers' Associations: 0
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 0
Total Rights holders represented: 456
Remarks about the members: All members are rights holding publishers. TBYM as a collective management organisation represents publishers of literary, scientific, cultural, educational and academic publications sector. Members of TBYM are book publishers.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 January to 31 December

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works (LIAW), (Copyright Act), Berne Convention (ratified), Rome Convention (ratified), TRIPS (ratified), WIPO Marrakesh Treaty (signed), WIPO Copyright Treaty (ratified), WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (ratified)

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, with potential back-up in Copyright Laws
Other licensing system: Equipment Levy
Mandating rights holders:
Publishers

LICENCES
Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 1
Bilateral agreements type A with: AAS, Azerbaijan
Other agreements with RROs: Our Association also has a reciprocity agreement with Arabic Publishers’ Association and is part of a special commission enabling direct contact with publisher Associations in 25 Arabic countries. We have a Cooperation and Solidarity Protocol with African Publishers’ Association. Our Association is working towards ensuring cooperation among African and Turkish publishers.