Legal notice

Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte (GEMA)

GEMA has its headquarters in Berlin:

Head Office Berlin
Postal address:  GEMA, PO Box 30 12 40, 10722 Berlin
Street address: GEMA, Bayreuther Straße 37, 10787 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0) 30 588 58 999


You can also contact GEMA in Munich:

Head Office Munich
Postal address: GEMA, PO Box 80 07 67, 81607 Munich
Street address: GEMA, Rosenheimer Straße 11, 81667 Munich

Phone: +49 (0) 30 588 58 999


Legal form and representation:

GEMA has the legal form of an economic association under section 22 of the German Civil Code (BGB).  Pursuant to § 14 of its Statutes, the association is represented in and out of court by the Managing Committee. Any two members of the Executive Board are jointly entitled to represent the association.

Managing Committee: Dr. Tobias Holzmüller (Chairman of the Managing Committee), Lorenzo Colombini (member of the Managing Committee), Georg Oeller (member of the Managing Committee)

VAT ID number: DE136622151

Supervisory authorities:

Senate Department for Justice
Salzburger Straße 21-25
10825 Berlin-Schöneberg

German Patent and Trademark Office
Zweibrückenstraße 12
80331 Munich

Federal Cartel Office
Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 16
53113 Bonn

Responsible for journalistic-editorial content within the meaning of section 55 (2) of the Interstate Broadcasting Agreement (RStV): Ursula Goebel, Communications Director

GEMA is not prepared and not obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

This legal notice applies to the domain (including the Online Portal,
for the X (formerly: Twitter) account of GEMA "@gema_news", which can be reached under the URL,
for the Facebook presence of GEMA, “GEMA”, which can be reached under the URL,
for the YouTube Channel, which can be reached under the URL
for the Instagram account, which can be reached under
and for and the GEMA newsletter

General Terms and Conditions for invoices and reverse invoices for public music playback
General Terms and Conditions

Information on the conclusion of licensing agreements via the Online Portal of GEMA

Reproductions of a work from the GEMA database for text and data mining and thus in particular for the training of an artificial intelligence are expressly reserved (Section 44b (3) UrhG). Click here for further information and contact options regarding the reservation for text and data mining.


Editorial office

Ursula Goebel
Director of communications

Design and technical implementation

adesso SE (Online Portal)
Adessoplatz 1, 44269 Dortmund 

KAMANO GmbH (website)

Philipp Schlabs (UX/UI design)

Rheinwunder GmbH (online marketing)

USU Software AG (website)

Translation into English

Sabine Jones


Sebastian Linder

Philipp Lützenburger

Felix Pitscheneder

Kevin Riedl

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