Kopinor

Kopinor

P. O. Box 1663 Vika
Oslo
N-0120
Norway
Phone: +47 23 10 74 00
Fax: +47 23 10 74 10
E-mail: kopinor@kopinor.no
Web: http://www.kopinor.no/

Chief Executive:
CEO: Yngve Slettholm

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Director of Licensing: Hege Døssland
Director of Knowledge and Communications: Hans-Petter Fuglerud
Director of Operations: Frode Paulsen

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1980

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 8
How are Board Members elected: By Council of Representatives, after nomination by the different member organisations or groups of organisations. The Chairman is elected separately.
Total number of Author Representatives: 5
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 2

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 22
Total Publishers' Associations: 5
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 17
Remarks about the members: The Association of Norwegian Editors; The Association of Norwegian Visual Artists; GRAFILL – Norwegian Organisation for Visual Communication; New Music Composers' Group; NOPA Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists; Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts; The Norwegian Association of Fine Arts Photographers; Norwegian Association of Literary Translators; The Norwegian Association of Professional Photographers; Norwegian Association of the Periodical Press; The Norwegian Authors' Union; Norwegian Comedy Writers' Association; Norwegian Critics' Association; Norwegian Media Businesses' Association; The Norwegian Music Publishers' Association; The Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers' and Translators' Association; Writers' Guild of Norway; The Norwegian Publishers' Association; Norwegian Society of Composers; The Norwegian Specialized Press Association; Norwegian Union of Journalists; Norwegian Writers for Children

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

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

Licensing system:
Extended Collective Licence
Other licensing system: Legal licence (public exams and audio books for visually impaired)
Mandating rights holders:
Mandates through the rightsholders' associations (member organisations) and bilateral agreements with other RROs. Complete repertoire through the Copyright Act (Extended collective licence).

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All types of published material.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Internal and educational uses, including coursepacks in universities / university colleges.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Schools, universities / university colleges, national and local government administration, churches, private and public enterprises and organisations, etc.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: All types of published material, digital or print. Daily newspapers: education only. Excluded: Audio-visual material, computer software (or games) and original artwork.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Internal and educational uses, including digital course packs in universities / university colleges.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Schools, universities / university colleges, national and local government administration, churches, private and public enterprises and organisations, etc.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: "Bookshelf": The National Library makes available on the internet books published in Norway until 2000. Licensed by Kopinor under extended collective licence. Kopinor collects and distributes fees for use of works in public exams and the production of audio books for visually impaired (legal licences).

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Distributions are primarily based on statistical 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: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 25
Bilateral agreements type A with: CADRA (Argentina); CAL (Australia); Reprobel (Belgium); Access Copyright (Canada); Copibec (Canada); Copydan Writing (Denmark); CFC (France); VG Bild-Kunst (Germany); VG Musikedition (Germany); VG Wort (Germany); IRRO (India); ICLA (Ireland); EDISER (Italy); SIAE (Italy); Jamcopy (Jamaica); Sticthing Reprorecht (Netherlands); Kopipol (Poland); CopyRus (Russia); CLASS (Singapore); DALRO (South Africa); CEDRO (Spain); Bonus Copyright Access (Sweden); CLA (UK); NLA media access (UK); CCC (USA)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 18
Bilateral agreements type B with: Literar-Mechana (Austria); CDR (Colombia); DILIA (Czech Republic); Fjölrit (Faroe Islands); Kopiosto (Finland); OSDEL (Greece); HKRRLS (Hong Kong); HARR (Hungary); Fjölís (Iceland); Kopiken (Kenya); MASA (Mauritius); CLNZ (New Zealand); KORRA (South Korea), Pro Litteris (Switzerland); URRO (Uganda), VIETRRO (Vietnam), ZARRSO (Zambia), ZimCopy (Zimbabwe)
Other agreements with RROs: COSOMA (Malawi), Stichting LIRA; Repronig (Nigeria), BASCA (UK), MPA (UK), MPA (USA)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
NOK 329,515,393.00 (+/- EUR 36,322,643.88)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
NOK 329,515,393.00 (+/- EUR 36,322,643.88)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
NOK 321,365,515.00 (+/- EUR 35,424,278.82)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
NOK 8,149,878.00 (+/- EUR 898,365.06)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
NOK 211,900,025.00 (+/- EUR 23,357,844.00)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
NOK 52,618,195.00 (+/- EUR 5,800,129.52)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
NOK 264,751,883.00 (+/- EUR 29,183,730.31)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 9.0719 NOK