Phone: +358 9 431 521
CEO: Valtteri Niiranen
Phone: +358 9 4315 2300
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs: Jukka-Pekka Timonen
Phone: +358 9 4315 2321
HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1982
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 11
How are Board Members elected: The Board of Directors is elected at the Annual meeting.
Total number of Member Associations: 45
Total Publishers' Associations: 6
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 39
Total Rights holders represented: 50000
Remarks about the members: Authors, photographers, performing artists and publishers operating widely in the fields of culture and communications and represent literature, the press, music, pictures and moving image, among others. Author organisations: Akava – Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland Animation Clinic – Finnish Animation Association Association for Local Papers Editors-in-Chief Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations, Finnfoto Finnish Association of Directors of Photography in Television Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists Finnish Composers’ Copyright Society Teosto Finnish Music Creators FMC Finnish Musicians’ Union Finnish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild Finnish Society of Cinematographers Forum Artis, The Joint Organization for Associations of Finnish Artists Freelance Media Workers' Association Grafia − Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland GRAMEX, Copyright Society of Performing Artists and Phonogram Producers in Finland Society of Swedish Authors in Finland (SFS) The Artists’ Association of Finland The Association of Finnish Film Directors (SELO) The Association of Finnish Illustrators The Association of Finnish Radio- and TV Commentators The Finnish Association of Magazine Editors-in-Chief The Finnish Association of Non-fiction Writers The Finnish Association of Translators and Interpreters (SKTL) The Finnish Comics Professionals The Finnish Critics’ Association The Finnish Union of authors writing for children, youngsters and young adults The Guild of Finnish Editors The Society of Finnish Composers The Swedish speaking Actors Union of Finland (FSS) The Union of Finnish Writers The Union of Journalists in Finland (UJF) Theatre, Film and Television Designers Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland Union of Dance and Circus Artists Finland Union of Film and Media Employees Finland Union of Finnish Actors Union of Finnish Radio and TV Journalists Union of Theatre Directors and Dramaturgs Finland Visual Artists' Copyright Society KUVASTO Publishing organisations: Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing Finnish Association of Technical Publishers Finnish Periodical Publishers’ Association (FPPA) The Finnish Book Publishers’ Association The Finnish Music Publishers’ Association (FMPA) The Finnish Newspapers Association
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31
MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Extended Collective Licence
Mandating rights holders:
Individual mandates from near 50 000 right holders.
Types of works licensed: All types of published material.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Educational, research and internal uses.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: All types of schools and universities, state and municipal administration, churches, private and public enterprises and organisations etc.
Types of works licensed: All types of copyright protected material, excluding audio- and audio visual works and computer software or games.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Educational and research uses. Business sector: scanning and digital copying for internal use. Making digital copies and transferring the copies in libraries, archives and museums for educational, research and other uses.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: All types of schools and universities, private and public enterprises. Finnish national library, archives, museums and other organisations.
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Elektra-document delivery from the database of Finnish scientific articles via controlled copyright system licensed by Kopiosto through direct mandates from authors and publishers. Text and data mining: Kopiosto has a licensing agreement with FIN-CLARIN, which is an infrastructure for language resources and enables for instance text and data mining. Licensed by Kopiosto under the Extended Collective License. In addition Kopiosto licenses retransmission of broadcasts and recording of domestic radio and television programmes and distributes revenues from blank tape levies.
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: Yes
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 11
Bilateral agreements type A with: ACCESS (Canada); BONUS ACCESS COPYRIGHT (Sweden); CAL (Australia); CCC (US); CEDRO (Spain); CFC (France); CLA (UK); COPY-DAN (Denmark); NLA (UK); REPROBEL (Belgium); VG Musikedition (Germany)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 13
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA (Argentina); CopyRus (Russia); Fjölís (Iceland); HARR (Hungary); HKRRLS (Hong Kong); JAMCOPY (Jamaica); KOPINOR (Norway); KOPIPOL (Poland); Litterar-Mechana (Austria); MASA (Mauritius); Pro Litteris (Switzerland); TTRRO (Trinidad and Tobago); WG Wort (Germany)
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