Bryggervangen 8 (2nd floor)
Phone: +45 35 44 14 02
Managing Director: Anders Kristian Rasch
Legal Consultant: Susanne Munk Knudsen
Phone: +35 44 14 77
Head of Legal Counseling and Communication: Martin Kyst
Phone: +45 35 44 14 85
Vice precident and Head of Licensing and Negotiation: Stefan Eland Kristensen
Phone: + 45 35 44 14 76
Head of Research and Distribution: Vibeke Andersen
Phone: + 45 35 44 14 66
HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: Educational Copies 1983, Business Copies 1991
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 15
How are Board Members elected: Appointed by their member organisations
Total number of Author Representatives: 9
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 6
Remarks about the members: All relevant rightsholders to printed material, i.e. authors (including journalists, photographers, illustrators, composers, translators) and publishers In case of individual members, approximate number: Copydan Writing is based on the extended collective licence system where the rightsholders are represented through their organisations. In Copydan Writing's database 260.000 rightsholders are registered.
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31 2018
MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: No
Other Law: The extended collective licence system. The systems is based on the existence of collective organisations representing the rightsholders. On behalf of their members the collective organisations enter into agreements with users of copyright protected works within certain areas.
Extended Collective Licence
Types of works licensed: All types of published material except audio visual works and pictorial art which does not appear in a textual context.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Primary schools, secondary schools, commercial and technical schools, teacher training colleges, folk high schools, music schools, universities, other institutions of higher education, the public administration and governmental departments, municipalities, private enterprises, public and private organisations etc.
Types of works licensed: Licensing for educational purposes includes photocopying, reproduction of works in digital form (e.g. downloads and copypasting from the Internet, copying from CD-ROMs etc.), digitization of works in analogue form (e.g. by scanning) and print out of works from digital form. There is nothing in the licences preventing the educational institutions from compiling course packs. Copied material must be accessed via closed password protected networks, such as an intranet. Educational institutions as well as private businesses can use copyright protected materiel (except News Papers) in digital presentation tools such as Power Point and Smart Boards.
Public Lending Rights: No
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 20
Bilateral agreements type A with: Access, Aidro/Siae, Bonus Copyright Access, Cal, CCC, Cedro, CFC, CLA, ICLA, DALRO, Fjölis, IRRO, Kopinor, Kopiosto, NLA, Osdel, Pro Litteris, Reprobel, VG Musikedition and VG Wort
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 14
Bilateral agreements type B with: ABDR, CADRA, CEMPRO, CLL, COLCIA, COPIBEC, DILIA, FILCOLS, Fjölrit , HKRRLS, JAACC, KOPIPOL, LITA, SR.
Other agreements with RROs: Class (Letter of intent), Copyright Polska (Letter of intent) BASCA and PMLL - music organisations in Great Britain - distribution agreements.
Total amount collected for all licensing:
DKK 380,482,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,962,643.49)
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
DKK 380,482,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,962,643.49)
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
DKK 378,900,000.00 (+/- EUR 50,750,746.73)
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
DKK 3,800,000.00 (+/- EUR 508,980.83)
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
DKK 284,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 38,053,014.37)
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
DKK 61,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 8,183,876.02)
Total amount distributed from all licensing:
DKK 337,500,000.00 (+/- EUR 45,205,534.50)
The exchange rate of 1 January 2019 was applied, being EUR 1= 7.4659 DKK