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IFRRO, the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations, is the main international network of collective management organisations and creators’ and publishers’ associations in the text and image spheres. We work to protect and enable easy legal access to copyright material.


Malta: new licensing agreement for the reproduction of works in schools

Last updated on: Mon, 12/04/2021 - 08:54

In December 2020, representatives of Maltese rightsholders and the Ministry of Education signed a framework agreement for the reprographic and digital use of Maltese books in public schools. The signing of the agreement was presided over by Dr. Justyne Caruana, Minister of Education.

IFRRO launches “Re:start conversations” events with EVA, EWC and FEP

Last updated on: Thu, 08/04/2021 - 09:13

On 17 March, IFRRO launched the first of its “Re:start conversations” events, together with our partners EVA, EWC and FEP.

IFRRO Members meet with the Director General of WIPO, Daren Tang

Last updated on: Wed, 31/03/2021 - 13:12

On the 9th of March 2021, more than 100 members of IFRRO participated in an online webinar with Daren Tang.

After an introduction by Yngve Slettholm, President of IFRRO, Daren Tang delivered a keynote speech, with some key messages for IFRRO members.

Caroline Morgan discusses key issues for the IFRRO community in an interview for Copydan Writing’s 2021 year book

Last updated on: Wed, 24/03/2021 - 10:29

Copydan Writing, our RRO member in Denmark, recently published its 2021 year book (in Danish) which includes an interview with Caroline Morgan, IFRRO’s CEO.

IFRRO supports EY study on Cultural and Creative Industries before and after Covid-19

Last updated on: Fri, 12/02/2021 - 08:28

An EY study, Rebuilding Europe - The cultural and creative economy before and after the COVID-19 crisis, commissioned by GESAC and supported by various organisations in the cultural and creative sector, including IFRRO, was launched on 26 January.

KORRA becomes KOLAA

Last updated on: Fri, 15/01/2021 - 10:03

On January 6, IFRRO’s RRO member in South Korea changed their name from Korea Reproduction and Transmission Rights Association (KORRA) to Korea Literature, Academic works and Art Copyright Association (KOLAA).

YAYBIR launches anti-piracy campaign

Last updated on: Tue, 12/01/2021 - 09:35

One of IFRRO’s members in Turkey, YAYBIR, has recently launched an anti-piracy campaign

IFRRO launches Guide on Licensing of Out of Commerce Works

Last updated on: Tue, 05/01/2021 - 16:30

IFRRO today launched a Guide on the Licensing of Out of Commerce Works (OOCW) at a webinar attended by over 60 participants, including representatives from the European Commission, WIPO and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as IFRRO members. 

IFRRO holds first fully virtual Annual General Meeting in 2020

Last updated on: Wed, 18/11/2020 - 15:54

On 4 November, over 120 attendees representing 100 member organisations, attended IFRRO’s first ever virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM).

First RRO distribution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Last updated on: Fri, 16/10/2020 - 09:33

Association ORIGINAL, the RRO from Bosnia and Herzegovina, has made its first distribution of revenues for authors and publishers from the collected funds for 2018-2019.