Association of Authors and Publishers

COPYRIGHT POLSKA, Association of Authors and Publishers

Sarego 2
Cracow
31-047
Poland
Phone: +48 (12) 4293929
Fax: +48 (12) 4293938
E-mail: biuro@copyrightpolska.pl
Web: http://www.copyrightpolska.pl

Chief Executive:
Chairman of the Board: Barbara Jóźwiak

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Vice Chairman: Grzegorz Gauden
Vice Chairman: Janusz Kobyliński

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2004

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 6
How are Board Members elected: by the General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 2
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 165
Total Publishers' Associations: 31
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 117
Remarks about the members: COPYRIGHT POLSKA as a collective management organization represents publishers of literary, scientific and journalistic works and encyclopedias. Members of COPYRIGHT POLSKA are individual authors and organizations representing their rights (117), book and press publishers and organizations representing their rights (31). As supporting entities of COPYRIGHT POLSKA act organizations as well as individuals involved in the Polish publishing and copyright sector (17).

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 January to 31 December

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No

Licensing system:
Equipment levy and Operator's fee
Other licensing system: Voluntary Licensing

LICENCES
Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Statistical data and surveys
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: Yes
Full reporting: No
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: Yes
Possibility to be copied: Yes

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 5
Bilateral agreements type A with: REPROBEL, CCC, OSDEL, ICLA, CEDRO
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 5
Bilateral agreements type B with: Literar-Mechana, SAZOR, LATGA, ORIGINAL, HARR
Other agreements with RROs: VG Wort, Kopinor, Copydan Writing, Yaybir, Stichting Reprorecht, ProLitteris

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
PLN 15,203,838.68 (+/- EUR 3,541,624.24)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
PLN 11,225,838.68 (+/- EUR 2,614,977.91)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
PLN 11,205,060.69 (+/- EUR 2,610,137.83)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
PLN 12,728,374.86 (+/- EUR 2,964,982.85)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
PLN 12,728,374.86 (+/- EUR 2,964,982.85)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2019 was applied, being EUR 1= 4.2929 PLN