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Kopinor
P. O. Box 1663 Vika
Oslo
N-0120
Norway
Phone
+47 23 10 74 00
Website
http://www.kopinor.no/
Chief Executive Name
Yngve Slettholm
Chief Executive Title
CEO
Publish chief executive details ?
off
Title
Director of Licensing
Title
Director of Knowledge and Communications
Title
Director of Operations
History of the organisation
Kopinor was founded in 1980 by nine rightsholder associations. In 1986 a further twelve associations became members. Kopinor has currently 22 member associations.

In 1980 licensing of photocopying in schools commenced, and in 1986 universities and colleges, as well as government administration, were licensed.

From the 1990s Kopinor licenses copying in all areas of society, including local and regional governments, churches, organisations and businesses.

From 2009 all major agreements cover both photocopying and digital copying.
Year of incorporation
1980
Year of first distribution
1980
Year of first collection
1980
Total number of Board Members
8
Total number of Author Representatives
5
Total number of Publisher Representatives
2
Remarks about the Board
Chair: Mr. Tom Remlov; Vice Chair: Ms. Mette Møller
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 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
Staff total number
23
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31
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).
Types of works licensed
All types of published material.
Types of uses licensed
Internal and educational uses, including coursepacks in higher education.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Schools, higher education, national and local government administration, churches, private and public enterprises and organisations, etc.
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
Internal and educational uses, including digital coursepacks in higher education.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Schools, higher education, national and local government administration, churches, private and public enterprises and organisations, etc.
Public Lending Rights
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Other areas of licensing
«Bookshelf»: The National Library makes available on the internet books (and a selection of journals/magazines) 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).
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used
Distributions are primarily based on statistical surveys.
Distribution methods
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution
Statistical surveys
% Author/Publisher Split
According to type of source / type of material
Visual material authors’ % share
Based on their share of copied works
Administration costs as a percentage
11,9
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
New developments / legislation
New Copyright Act 2018. No essential changes concerning Kopinor's activities.
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
27
Bilateral agreements type A with
CADRA (Argentina), Copyright Agency (Australia), Reprobel (Belgium), Access Copyright (Canada), Copibec (Canada), Copydan Writing (Denmark), Kopiosto (Finland), CFC (France), VG Bild-Kunst (Germany), VG Musikedition (Germany), VG Wort (Germany), Fjölís (Island), IRRO (India), ICLA (Ireland), EDISER (Italy), SIAE (Italy), Jamcopy (Jamaica), Stichting 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
17
Bilateral agreements type B with
Literar-Mechana (Austria), CDR (Colombia), DILIA (Czech Republic), Fjölrit (Faroe Islands), OSDEL (Greece), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), HARR (Hungary), Kopiken (Kenya), COSOMA (Malawi), MASA (Mauritius), CLNZ (New Zealand), KORRA (South Korea), Pro Litteris (Switzerland), URRO (Uganda), VIETRRO (Vietnam), ZARRSO (Zambia), ZimCopy (Zimbabwe)
Please select your currency
NOK Norway
Total amount collected for all licensing
372 825 459.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
372 825 459.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
364 807 191.00
Amount for schools
165 572 719.00
Amount for further education
0.00
Amount for higher education
117 199 681.00
Amount for government
23 459 247.00
Amount for business
25 408 346.00
Amount for other sector(s)
36 167 198.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
0.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
8 018 268.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
8 018 268.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
298 186 179.00
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
298 186 179.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
239 028 609.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
239 028 609.00
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
32 673 523.00
to collecting societies only
0.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
59 157 570.00
Total amount distributed from PLR
0.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
44 392 521.00
Name
Kjetil Digre
Name
Julie Myhre Barkenæs
Name
Hege Døssland
Other agreements with RROs
Stichting LIRA (Netherlands), Repronig (Nigeria), BASCA (UK), MPA (UK), MPA (USA)