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The Irish Copyright Licensing Agency

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/08/2010 - 07:23
ICLA, The Irish Copyright Licensing Agency
63 Patrick Street
Dún Laoghaire
Co. Dublin
A96 WF25
Ireland
Phone
+353 1 662 4211
Fax
+353 1 662 4213
E-Mail
Website
http://www.icla.ie
Chief Executive Name
Samantha Holman
Chief Executive Title
Executive Director
Chief Executive Phone
+353 1 662 4211
Chief Executive Email
Key representative
Jorid Lindberg
Title
Assistant Director
E-Mail
Phone
+35316624211
History of the organisation
ICLA was established in 1992 as a joint venture by the Irish Writers' Union and the Irish Book Publishers' Association CLÉ. Educational licensing commenced in 1993 and was extended to Higher Education in 2003. Business licensing commenced in 2000.
Year of incorporation
1992
Year of first distribution
1995
Year of first collection
1993
Total number of Board Members
7
How are Board Members elected
3 Publisher and 3 Author and one independent chair elected at General Assembly
Total number of Author Representatives
3
Total number of Publisher Representatives
3
Remarks about the members
Authors and Publishers. Authority is received from authors through the Irish Writers’ Union and the Irish Screenwriters & Playwrights Guild and through individual mandates since 2002. Authority is received by individual mandate from publishers. Over 640 book and periodical publishers have signed mandates which represents the majority of publishers in Ireland.
Staff total number
5
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
1 September to 31st August
Type of National legislation
Common Law
Other Law
Licensing for the educational sector has statutory support under Sections 57 and 173 of the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 (as amended) and Statutory Instruments 275, 276, 277 and 278 of 2020
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws
REPROGRAPHIC LICENCES - Types of works licensed
Literary, STM, Journals and Magazines
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Educational Sector: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary; Business users and Copyshops.
DIGITAL LICENCES - Types of works licensed
Literary, STM, Journals and Magazines
Types of uses licensed
Course packs and virtual learning environments for higher education, closed access intranet for business users.
OTHER LICENCES - Public Lending Rights
off
Distribution methods
Title-specific distribution
Sampling
% Author/Publisher Split
50:50
Text authors’ % share
50
Publishers' % share
50
Visual material authors’ % share
4%
Administration costs as a percentage
19%
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made?
no
Remarks about administrative and other costs
Administrative costs are capped by the board at 20% of income with an annual target of no more than 20%.
New developments / legislation
The legislation support educational licensing was changed in December 2019 and new licences for this sector approved in September 2020.
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
21
Bilateral agreements type A with
ACCESS COPYRIGHT, AIDRO, CADRA, CAL, CCC, CEDRO, CFC, CLA, CLASS, CLNZ, COLCIA, COPIBEC, COPY-DAN, DALRO, HKRRLS, JAC, JAMCOPY, KOPINOR, Literar-Mechana, Reprobel, SR
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
4
Bilateral agreements type B with
Fjölís, Pro Litteris, VG Wort, OSDEL
Total amount collected for all licensing
1 941 251.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
1 776 929.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
1 418 773.00
Amount for schools
381 987.00
Amount for further education
0.00
Amount for higher education
831 253.00
Amount for government
0.00
Amount for business
205 572.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
148 714.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
299 057.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
299 057.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
1 480 103.00
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
1 331 389.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
977 473.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
828 759.00
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
42 709.00
to collecting societies only
42 734.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
502 630.00
Total amount distributed from PLR
148 714.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
283 318.00
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Euro