Association LATGA

LATGA, Association LATGA

J. Basanaviciaus str. 4B
Vilnius
LT-01118
Lithuania
Phone: +370 5 265 1600, +370 5 2651357
Fax: +370 265 1377
E-mail: latga@latga.lt
Web: http://www.latga.lt

Chief Executive:
Director of the Association LATGA : Jonas Liniauskas
Chief Executive Phone: +370 5 2651600
Chief Executive Email: direktorius@latga.lt

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Head of PLR and Reprography Division: Jurga Braziuniene
E-mail: jurga@latga.lt
Phone: +370 5 2651357

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2002 (reprography)

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 13
Total number of Author Representatives: 13

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 4591
Remarks about the members: 2133 music works authors, publishers and lyricists, 1445 Literature, drama and audiovisual authors, 1006 visual arts authors, 7 legal persons - thus, a total of 4591 Lithuanian authors, as well as foreign authors represented on the basis of 134 reciprocal and unilateral representation contracts concluded with 135 sister societies

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 June - 31 May

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: No
Other Law: On 21 December 2011, supplement of Article 20 of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights of Lithuania was accepted, which has entered into a force since 1 March of 2012. Stipulations to Articale 20 are not implemented yet.

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence
Other licensing system: Operator's fee and Equipment levy

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Books, periodicals, visual works
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Copy-shops, universities, colleges, schools, libraries that provide pay copying services, sellers who sell reprography devices in the territory or Lithuania for the first time.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Public performance Broadcasting Retransmission Reproduction On-line exploitation of works Private copying Resale right Public lending Right

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Objective availability, possibility to be copied - according to information about books lent in the library (PLR). Authors who apply for public lending distribution take share in distribution of royalties for reprography as well. And they are remunarated
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: Yes
Possibility to be copied: Yes

AGREEMENTS
Other agreements with RROs: No transfer of funds

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
€ 5,618,303.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
€ 66,094.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
€ 576.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing:
€ 4,604,172.00