Rue du Trône 98b1
Phone: +32 2 551 03 24
Fax: +32 2 551 08 85
Managing Director: Benoît Proot
Chief Executive Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Managing Director / Head Legal & International: Kurt Van Damme
HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2001
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 15
How are Board Members elected: 8 members are elected by the authors’ CMOs and 7 by the publishers’ CMOs
Total number of Author Representatives: 8
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 7
Total number of Member Associations: 15
Total Publishers' Associations: 7
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 8
Remarks about the members: Reprobel members are Belgian CMOs representing rightholders of reprographic & PLR rights for text and visual works. Authors' CMOs : ASSUCOPIE, deAuteurs, JAM/SAJ, SABAM, SACD, SCAM, SOFAM and VEWA. Publishers’ CMOs : COPIEBEL, COPIEPRESSE, LICENSE2PUBLISH, REPRO PP, REPROPRESS, SEMU, LIBRIUS and SABAM. (*) SABAM is represented in both the Authors' and the Publishers' College but is counted as only one Reprobel member.
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
January 1 - December 31
MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other licensing system: None.
Mandating rights holders:
Indirect representation via authors' and publishers' CMOs (text & visual). Non-represented rightholders can claim directly from Reprobel however. Scope of mandate (all rightholders) is defined by law under legal licence.
Types of works licensed: Text works (Authors' College): Journalistic, literary, scientific/educational texts, photographs, other texts, musical works. Text works (Publishers' College): Books, Newspapers, Magazines, musical works, Other. Visual works (Authors' College): Photos, other visual & graphic works.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): As determined by law. Reprobel has no activities beyond legal licences scope, but some member CMOs do (mandate based licensing).
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Educational institutions, Public authorities, Institutions for public lending and Private sector (including copyshops)
Pilot Projects : None.
Types of works licensed: None yet.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): None yet. Belgium has a legal licence scheme for certain digital usages in educational / scientific research institutions (digital copying; secured network transmission). Exceptions are in place since 1998 and 2005, but no compensation scheme has been set up yet and no central collecting society has been appointed yet. The latter may change in early 2017 as a result of a legislative reform.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: None yet.
Public Lending Rights: No
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: 'Waterfall' distribution method. Reprobel distributes to member CMOs, which in turn pay out to individual authors or publishers.
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: Yes
Possibility to be copied: No
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 24
Bilateral agreements type A with: Bilateral agreements type A with : Copyright Agency (Australia), Litterar-Mechana (Austria), Access Copyright (Canada), Copibec (Québec), CFC (France), VG Wort (Germany), ICLA (Ireland), JAAC (Japan), Pro Litteris (Liechtenstein and Switzerland), Luxorr (Luxemburg), Reprorecht (The Netherlands), Kopinor (Norway), Copyrus (Russia), Dalro (South Africa), Cedro (Spain), CLA (UK), CCC (USA), CopyDan (Denmark), SIAE/NLI (Italy), Polska Kziaska (Poland), OSDEL (Greece), Kopiosto (Finland)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 12
Bilateral agreements type B with: Bilateral agreements type B with : Cad (Argentina), DHK (Croatia), HKRRLS (Hong-Kong & Macau), HARR (Hungary), Fjölis (Iceland), JAMCOPY (Jamaica), KOPJAMALT (Malta), MASA (Mauritius), CEMPRO (Mexico), Repronig (Nigeria), LITA (Slovakia), KORRA (Korea)
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