12/08/2011Agreement between BITKOM and GEMA on online music
- In the future, 90-second audio samples will be possible in download shops - Licensing of streaming products make new services possible - BITKOM will continue negotiations in other areas
01/28/2016Higher Regional Court Munich (OLG) decides: Licensing duties lie with the uploaders, not YouTube
The Higher Regional Court Munich (OLG) decided yesterday that YouTube and its service cannot be called to account for any copyright infringements. Instead, the judges found that the sole
08/11/2016Authors against music piracy: Regional court Munich sentences online service Uploaded to pay damages
Collective management rights organisation GEMA wins its case with the regional court Munich I against file-sharing host Uploaded. The decision confirms that file-sharing hosts are liable to pay
09/12/2018Europe’s Creators heave a sigh of relief: EU Parliament strengthens the position of authors vis-à-vis online platforms
The EU Parliament has published its position on the copyright reform today and given the green light for further negotiations with the Council. GEMA welcomes the vote as a good basis for the
12/02/2021Membership account
My financial details We hold a so-called membership account for each member. This is where we aggregate all credits and debits. You typically receive credits for the use of works, debits for
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
12/19/2011GEMA publishes new music-on-demand rates
GEMA publishes a new rate for the compensation for music use by streaming services, which are free for the end user. This rate is designed especially for providers of music-on-demand platforms
01/31/2012GEMA and the German Music Publishers' Association: Get together at the MIDEM Lunch 2012
Numerous well-known figures in the music industry and politicians attended yesterday the traditional lunch hosted by GEMA and the German Music Publishers' Association (DMV) as part of MIDEM 2012 at
03/28/2012Higher Regional Court of Hamburg decides in favor of GEMA
In its decision on March 14, 2012, the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg confirmed the seminal decision of the District Court of Hamburg from June 12, 2009 in favor of GEMA. According to the ruling,
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