Trinidad and Tobago Reprographic Rights Organisation

TTRRO, Trinidad and Tobago Reprographic Rights Organisation

Office #8 Lot 2C,
Chootoo Road,
El Socorro South
Trinidad and Tobago
Phone: 1 868 221-3327; 221-3311 ext. 23, Fax:
Fax: 868 221-3036
E-mail: ttrro@ttrro.org.tt
Web: ttrro.org.tt

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
President: Steve Maximay
E-mail: smaximay@sbi-tt.com
Phone: 1 868 678-8207
Vice President: Rico Charran
E-mail: rico@charran.com
Phone: 1 868 221-3327 Mob. 354-9314
Director: Nicholas Lue Sue
E-mail: nluesue@gmail.com
Phone: 1 868 689-5341
Director: Heather Baldwin-McDowell
E-mail: heatherambaldwin@yahoo.com
Phone: 1 868 678-7678

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 4
How are Board Members elected: At the Annual General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 1
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 1

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 40
Remarks about the members: The 8 Publishers represent approximately 75% of the Publishers and together with 32 Authors form the membership of TTRRO. TTRRO is in negotiations with The Copyright Organization of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT) to sign an Agreement with the 700 Lyricist members whom they represent, as musicians. TTRRO is continuing to broaden the base of members and affiliates. Since the signing of its first licence there has been renewed local interest in membership.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR July 1 - June 30

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: Yes
Other Law: Trinidad and Tobago Copyright Act No. 8 of 1997 as amended by Acts Nos. 18 of 2000 and 5 of 2008 http://rgd.legalaffairs.gov.tt/Laws/Chs.%2081-84/82.80/82.80%20aos.htm

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing with legal back-up

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Government Ministry

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 2
Bilateral agreements type A with: CLA (Type AB - combination of Type A & B) CCC signed Milestone Bilateral Agreement with TTRRO
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 16
Bilateral agreements type B with: JAMCOPY; Access Copyright; CLASS; KOPIOSTO; REPRONIG; CAL; MASA; IRRO; HKRRLS; KOPIKEN; JAACC; KRTRA; CEDRO; FILCOLS; BCOPY; KOPITAN.
Other agreements with RROs: CCC (USA) signed Milestone BA with TTRRO -July 01. 2012.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
TTD 48,231.00 (+/- EUR 6,949.31)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
TTD 23,790.00 (+/- EUR 3,427.76)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
TTD 48,231.00 (+/- EUR 6,949.31)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
TTD 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
TTD 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
TTD 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 6.9404 TTD