I am a composer/lyricist and have received a message to say that the work registration has changed.
I am a composer/lyricist and have received a message to say that the work registration has changed. What does “VERLEGERBETEILIGUNGSKENNZEICHEN AKTUALISIERT” mean?
In English “VERLEGERBETEILIGUNGSKENNZEICHEN AKTUALISIERT” means “PUBLISHER ATTRIBUTE – UPDATED”.
We are sending this message to all the GEMA creators and publishers participating in a work if something has changed with regard to the documentation of a work.
VERLEGERBETEILIGUNGSKENNZEICHEN AKTUALISIERT - EBV FUER OV - 12345 REF. NR. - ABCDEF
“EBV FUER OV” means that the ID has been updated by an original publisher (OV) - not by a sub-publisher (SV).
“12345” is the membership number of the publisher that informed us of this change of the work. The name of the publisher is mentioned further down in this message next to said membership number
“ABCDEF” is the reference number of the list that the publisher “12345” used for informing us of the change of the work.
Check details and data under “Agreements”:
In the case that you have concluded a legally valid publishing agreement with this publisher, please check the respective data in the message to you under “Agreements”. The abbreviations VBALL resp. VBNUT are important:
VBALL: The publisher participation ID means that the publisher receives is participating in the exploitation rights and the statutory remuneration rights. You expressly authorised the participation of the publisher in the statutory remuneration rights.
VBNUT: The publisher participation ID means that the publisher is only participating in the exploitation rights. This is because you, the creator, have not authorised the participation in the statutory remuneration rights.
Additional abbreviations are explained on the last page of our message to you.
If something is incorrect in the message or if you do not agree with the details or data provided, please let us know. You can find out more on this topic under Publisher participation.
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