Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society

TBYM, Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society
Binbirdirek Mh.Dostluk Yurdu Sk. No: 1/3
Sultanahmet/Fatih
Istanbul
34122
Turkey
Phone: +90 (0212) 514 07 37
Fax: +90 (0212) 310 590
E-mail: bilgi@tbym.org
Web: www.tbym.org

Chief Executive:
Chief Executive: Mr. Alpaslan DURMUS
Chief Executive Phone: +905324626224
Chief Executive Email: adurmus@tbym.org

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
International Relations Director: Mr. Mehmet Burhan GENC
E-mail: mbgenc@tbym.org
Phone: +905326120037

Year operations began:
2013

Purpose:
The purposes of Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society (TBYM)includes ensuring that the copyright law, culture and awareness are widespread in the society; Cooperating with the Ministry and other public and private institutions and organizations, especially with other professional unions, with a view to an effective struggle against piracy; Monitoring the use of intellectual works, performances, determinations and publications and works, performances, determinations and publications of art proprietary to the union members and taking the necessary actions for unauthorized use; Eliminating barriers for the publishing business, ensuring development and institutionalization of the publishing houses, Representing the sector throughout Turkey as well as on an international scale, Providing public services in efforts of the Ministry of Interior Affairs and the Ministry of Justice as supervised by the Ministry of Culture.

Members:
Turkish Press and Publishers Copyright&Licensing Society(TBYM) is the union with the highest number of members of the publishing sector, with 356 members engaging in activities in culture, education and academic publishing. Representing approximately 68.000 titles of publications, the members of the Professional Union also use most of the tax labels issued in Turkey.