American Society for Collective Rights Licensing, Inc.

ASCRL, American Society for Collective Rights Licensing, Inc.

1050 30th Street NW
Attn.: J. Silverberg
Washington, District of Columbia
20007
USA
Phone: +1(844) 462-7275
E-mail: info@ascrl.org
Web: http://www.ascrl.org/

Chief Executive:
CEO and Foundiing Board Member: Eugene Mopsik
Chief Executive Phone: 844-462-7275 ext. 700
Chief Executive Email: em@ascrl.org

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Director, Founding Board Member: Michael Grecco
E-mail: mg@ascrl.org
Director, Founding Board Member: Jeff Sedlik
E-mail: js@ascrl.org
General Counsel, Board Member, Director Business Affairs: James Lorin Silverberg,Esq
E-mail: jls@ascrl.org
Phone: 844-462-7275 ext 701
Director: John Simson, Esq.
E-mail: simson@ascrl.org

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2019

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 5
How are Board Members elected: Elected by current Board
Total number of Author Representatives: 5

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 3
Total Publishers' Associations: 0
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 3
Total Rights holders represented: 26000
Remarks about the members: ASCRL opened for membership in 2018. ASCRL has approximately 26,000 members.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 January to December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: No
Other Law: The US does not have legislatively established RRO CMO models in the visual art and photography space. ASCRL is established by authors and rights owners in the United States on a voluntary non-compulsory basis, and it aspires to be compliant with EU directives governing RRO CMO operations.

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, with potential back-up in Copyright Laws
Mandating rights holders:
Visual Artists and Photographers

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: ASCRL does not engage in direct licensing of work. ASCRL is mandated to authorize foreign RROs and CMO's to collect and distribute in behalf of its rights owners in accordance with the laws of their respective countries.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: ASCRL does not engage in direct licensing of work. ASCRL is mandated to authorize foreign RROs and CMO's to collect and distribute in behalf of its rights owners in accordance with the laws of their respective countries.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution based on a point system defined by the Board with the advice of the Advisory Board in accordance with industry specific policies.
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: Yes
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: Yes
Full reporting: Yes
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: Yes
Other distribution method: Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution based on a point system defined by the Board with the advice of the Advisory Board in accordance with industry specific policies.

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 2
Bilateral agreements type A with: BILDUPPHOVSRÄTT, PICTORIGHT
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 0

FINANCIAL DATA

The exchange rate of 1 January 2018 was applied, being EUR 1= 1.1979 USD