ProLitteris

ProLitteris

Universitätstr. 100
Postfach 205
Zürich
CH-8024
Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 300 66 15
Fax: +41 43 300 66 68
E-mail: mail@prolitteris.ch
Web: http://www.prolitteris.ch

Chief Executive:
: Philip Kuebler
Chief Executive Email: philip.kuebler@prolitteris.ch

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
: Franziska Eberhard
E-mail: franziska.eberhard@prolitteris.ch

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1974

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 12
How are Board Members elected: By the AGM
Total number of Author Representatives: 7
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 5

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 10571
Remarks about the members: 9'701 Swiss authors,visual artists 870 Swiss publishers

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

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

Licensing system:
Legal Licence
Other licensing system: Voluntary collective licensing concerning reproductions rights for visual art and broadcasting rights
Mandating rights holders:
Mandate from all members

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All types of works
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Photocopying of excerpts of works for internal information and documentation
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Commercial and industrial companies, government, schools, universities, libraries, copyshops

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: All types of works
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Digital reproduction of excerpts of works for internal information and documentation
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Commercial and industrial companies, government, schools, universities, libraries

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Licensing reproduction rights of visual art. Licensing broadcasting rights of literary works.

DISTRIBUTION
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: Yes
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Bilateral agreements type A with: CCC (USA), CFC (France), CLA (UK), VG WORT (Germany), Literar-Mechana (Austria); CLL (New Zealand); Cedro/CONLICENCIA (Spain); SPA (Portugal), Copibec (Canada); CAL/viscopy (Australia); Luxorr, (Luxembourg); SIAE (Italy); AIDRO (Italy); SABAM, Reprobel (Belgium); SAVA (Argentina), SACEM/SDRM/SCAM (France); JAACC/SPDA (Japan); Access Copyright, SODRAC (Canada); NLA (United Kingdom); COPY-DAN (Denmark), IRRO (India)
Bilateral agreements type B with: KUVASTO (Finland); ALCS, (UK); LIRA (Netherlands); Fjölís (Iceland); ICLA (Ireland); AKAA-LAA (Latvia); LATGA-A (Lithuania); KOPINOR, BONO (Norway); VBK (Austria); Kopipol (Poland); OOA-S (Czech Republic), BUS (Sweden); DALRO (South Africa); Hungart (Hungary); EAÜ (Estonia): HKRRLS (Hong Kong); Osdel (Greece); LITA (Slovak Republic); CLASS (Singapore); Stichting Reprorecht (Netherlands); KOPIOSTO (Finland); KORRA, SACK (South Korea); RAO (Russia)
Other agreements with RROs: around 40 A-type agreements with visual arts societies

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
CHF 31,059,918.83 (+/- EUR 28,987,325.09)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
CHF 16,257,705.28 (+/- EUR 15,172,846.74)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
CHF 16,004,275.79 (+/- EUR 14,936,328.32)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
CHF 2,509,444.36 (+/- EUR 2,341,991.94)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
CHF 18,255,891.32 (+/- EUR 17,037,696.05)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
CHF 3,271,075.68 (+/- EUR 3,052,800.45)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
CHF 21,526,967.00 (+/- EUR 20,090,496.50)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 1.0715 CHF