08/24/2018Advertising monitoring: Next steps towards digitisation launched
GEMA and public service TV stations now rely more heavily on audio fingerprint monitoring. Analyses of music use in TV advertising (commercials) are increasingly carried out by means of audio
07/05/2018Copyright: EU-Parliament sees need for more discussion
In today’s vote on copyright a small majority of European parliamentarians has chosen not yet to start negotiations with the Council and the Commission. The recommendations of the Committee on Legal
07/03/2018The European Parliament cannot allow itself to be hijacked by pirates
A vote against the Legal Affairs Committee’s report would be a slap in the face of all culture creators and artists. The European Parliament decides on the 5th July on the tripartite negotiations
07/02/2018Success for creators: regional court Hamburg sentences online service UseNeXT to pay damages
The collective management rights organisation GEMA wins case with regional court Hamburg against Usenet access provider Aviteo Ltd. The judges confirmed that access providers, whose business model
06/21/2018GEMA’s call for a fair copyright received in the EU Parliament
Wednesday, 20 June 2018, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs has through a landmark vote spoken out to strengthen the rights of creators vis-à-vis online platforms. The reg-ulation
04/10/2018 GEMA stabilises its total collections with another year of growth
GEMA’s financial year 2017 marks another increase in collections for its members: By the end of financial year 2017, the collective management organisation for music reached more than one billion
05/26/2017GEMA General Assembly: Music authors and publishers clearly vote for a joint participation
The annual general assembly (AGM) of GEMA members took place between 22 and 24 May 2017 in Munich. It was dominated by the issue of how to re-establish the publisher participation. For the first
04/19/2017GEMA mourns Supervisory Board member Frank Dostal
Frank Dostal, internationally acclaimed lyricist and producer, passed away unexpectedly during the night from 17th to 18th April 2017 in Hamburg. Since 1994, Frank Dostal has been a member of the
04/19/2017GEMA mourns Supervisory Board member Frank Dostal (Kopie 1)
Frank Dostal, internationally acclaimed lyricist and producer, passed away unexpectedly during the night from 17th to 18th April 2017 in Hamburg. Since 1994, Frank Dostal has been a member of the
04/13/2017GEMA collects more than one billion Euros for the first time
GEMA concludes its financial year 2016 on a very positive note: For the first time, the collective management organisation for music rights is reporting collections of more than a billion Euros (EUR
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