Georgian Copyright Association

GCA, Georgian Copyright Association

63, Kostava Str. - Heroes' Square
TBILISI
0171
Georgia
Phone: + 995 32 2 23 78 87
E-mail: khgogishvili@gca.ge
Web: www.gca.ge

Chief Executive:
Chairman of GCA (Chairman of the Board): Mr. Giga Kobaladze
Chief Executive Phone: +995 32 2 237887 or +995 5 99 93 90 30 (mobile)
Chief Executive Email: gkobaladze@gmail.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Deputy Chairman, Member of the Board: Mirian Kululashvili
E-mail: mkululashvili@gca.ge
Phone: +995 32 2 237887 or +995 5 99 22 41 39 (mobile)
Head of International Department: Ms. Khatuna Gogishvili
E-mail: khgogishvili@gca.ge
Phone: +995 32 2 237887 or +995 5 91 91 08 34 (mobile)

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1999

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 15
How are Board Members elected: By the General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 10
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 1

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 0
Total Publishers' Associations: 1
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 1406
Total Rights holders represented: 1406

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31, 2012-13

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

Licensing system:
Extended Collective Licence
Mandating rights holders:
Member authors and Non members, as far as GCA is entitled to grant the licences on behalf of non members as well if they do not have the direct agreement with the user.

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All types of works
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Already have licensed for Photocopying via copy machines. GCA is in a process of extending the reprography right licensing in widen scale
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Educational Institutions

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: All types of works
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Reproduction of works stored in digital form

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

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

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
GEL 2,678,725.26 (+/- EUR 962,462.37)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
GEL 3,840.00 (+/- EUR 1,379.71)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
GEL 3,840.00 (+/- EUR 1,379.71)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
GEL 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
GEL 721,063.12 (+/- EUR 259,077.00)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
GEL 2,221.84 (+/- EUR 798.30)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
GEL 1,505,371.81 (+/- EUR 540,878.06)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 2.7832 GEL