Literar-Mechana

Literar-Mechana

Linke Wienzeile 18
Wien
A-1060
Austria
Phone: +43 1 587 21 61
E-mail: office@literar.at
Web: http://www.literar.at

Chief Executive:
Dr: Sandra Csillag
Chief Executive Email: csillag@literar.at

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
: Winfried Edelmann
E-mail: edelmann@literar.at

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1998

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 8
How are Board Members elected: by the General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives: 4
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

Members:
Remarks about the members: 18458 authors, 492 publishers

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Statutory licence introduced by the 1996 Amendment to the copyright law which entered into force on 1st of April 1996

Licensing system:
Non voluntary licence - legal licence

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All categories of literary and scientific works
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: 50 producers/importers of copymachines, faxmachines and scanner, 42 importers of printers 179 copyshops, 33 universities, 20 colleges of higher education; elementary Schools; vocational Schools

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Right of mechanical reproduction, public reception of broadcasts, right of retransmission by cable, blank tape levy, schoolbook remuneration, public lendig right,

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 9
Bilateral agreements type A with: CLA, CEDRO, CFC, ICLA, NLA, Pro Litteris, VG WORT; REPROBEL, CCC
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 8
Bilateral agreements type B with: HARR, KOPINOR, KOPIOSTO, KOPIPOL, LIRA, LITA, DILIA, SAZOR

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
€ 22,511,758.31
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
€ 9,321,472.04
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
€ 4,434,099.99
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
€ 13,161,773.76
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
€ 7,130,536.52
Total amount distributed from all licensing:
€ 20,587,354.50