22.04.2015Fiscal year 2014: GEMA in best form
GEMA achieved sustained growth for the fiscal year of 2014. The German collecting society generated a total income of €893.6 million for copyright owners all over the world. This represents a
24.06.2015gema_finanzbericht_2014_e.pdf
Financial Report 2014 r e s u lt s AT A GLANCE 2014  2013 2012 Income 893,601 852,389 820,199 Expenditure Distribution sum 137,674 135,807 127,928 755,927 716,582 692,271 15.4 %
01.07.2015Hamburg Higher Regional Court confirms: YouTube is liable for copyright infringements
This week, on July 1, 2015, Hamburg Higher Regional Court today ruled that YouTube is liable as an ‘interferer’ (Störer) for content made available on its platform by third parties. The fundamental
20.07.2015PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA establish the world's first integrated licensing and processing hub to power the 21st century digital music market
The hub will offer state-of-the art licensing and processing services to support rightsholders and multi-territory digital music companies. PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA have signed completion
26.11.2015German Federal Court of Justice confirms: blocking of piracy websites is fundamentally allowed
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice today confirmed in a landmark ruling that access providers such as Deutsche Telekom can be obliged to make accessing infringing websites more difficult for
28.01.2016Higher 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
29.04.2016GEMA General Assembly 2016: Guest speakers were Federal Minister of Justice, Heiko Maas, and Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
The focus of GEMA's General Assembly was on the Act on Collective Management Organisations (CMO Act) and the ensuing changes for GEMA and its members. At GEMA's Annual General Meeting, Federal
13.05.2016Winners of the German Music Authors' Prize 2016 - Lifetime achievement award winner, and Winnetou film score composer, Martin Böttcher: "This was the highlight of my life"
During the eighth award ceremony of the German Music Authors' Prize (Deutscher Musikautorenpreis), GEMA awarded 15 composers and lyricists in a total of ten categories in Berlin. Among the prize
18.05.2016information_repertoiresuche_e.pdf
ONLINE SERVICE REPERTOIRE SEARCH MUSICAL WORKS EXTENDED ACCESS GEMA members have extended access to the repertoire search function. In order to use it, you need an account and an activation. Here is
11.08.2016Authors 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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