LITA, Society of Authors

LITA, LITA, Society of Authors

Mozartova 9
811 02
Phone: +421 2 67 209 301

Chief Executive:
Director: Magdaléna Debnárová
Chief Executive Phone: +421 2 67 209 302
Chief Executive Email:

Year of first distribution: 2000 (reprography)

Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 9
How are Board Members elected: By the General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 9
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 0

Total number of Member Associations: 0
Total Publishers' Associations: 0
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 0
Total Rights holders represented: 2551
Remarks about the members: According to the Slovak Copyright Act, the right of the right holders for remuneration from reprography exception belongs to mandatory collectively managed rights. This means that levies from the reprography exception are distributed also among right holders not represented by LITA.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR from 1 January to 31 December

Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Authors’ rights, neighbouring rights and collective management of rights are governed by the Copyright Act No. 185/215 Coll.

Licensing system:
Equipment levy and Operator's fee
Mandating rights holders:
Authors of text and images

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Public Lending Rights Cable retransmission Communication to the public Broadcasting Reproduction Making available Public display Dissemination by sale or other transfer of patrimonial rights

Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: shares between rights holders groups agreed by right holders, individual distribution to the authors
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: Yes
Possibility to be copied: Yes

Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 0
Bilateral agreements type A with: -
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 19
Bilateral agreements type B with: ABDR, Brasilia Bild-Kunst, Germany CADRA, Argentina CAL, Australia CLL, New Zealand COPY-DAN, Denmark CopyRus, Russia DILIA, Czech Republic Fjölís, Island HARR, Hungary HKRRLS, Hongkong JAMCOPY, Jamaica KOPIPOL, Poland KOPJAMALT, Maltese Islands Literar-Mechana, Austria ProLitteris, Switzerland REPROBEL, Belgium REPRONIG, Nigeria VG WORT, Germany
Other agreements with RROs: 0


Total amount collected for all licensing:
€ 3,346,508.01
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
€ 751,468.93
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
€ 751,468.93