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
03/07/2017Lifetime achievement award for Sofia Gubaidulina
At the 9th award ceremony of the Deutsche Musikautorenpreis (German Music Authors’ Award) on 30 March 2017 in Berlin, GEMA is going to honour the internationally renowned composer Sofia Gubaidulina
10/31/2016GEMA signs agreement with YouTube: Milestone for a fair remuneration of music authors in the digital age achieved
On 01 November 2016, GEMA and the online platform YouTube signed a licensing agreement which also covers the contractual gap since 2009. 70,000 music authors and publishers represented by GEMA are
09/14/2016EU Copyright Modernisation: First steps towards a fair and balanced relationship between authors and online platforms
The EU Commission has presented its plans for a modernisation of copyright. The position of authors should be reinforced with a focus on improving how they assert their rights vis-a-vis online
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
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