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
29.08.2016gema_finanzbericht_2015_e.pdf
FINANCIAL REPORT 2015 FIGURES FACTS RESULTS FACTS AB OUT TH E FI NANCIAL YEAR 1 CONTENTS  01 02 03 04 ORGANISATION 3 LETTER TO OUR MEMBERS 4 MANAGING COMMITTEE 6 SUPERVISORY
13.09.2016information_schutzfaehige_bearbeitungen_e.pdf
INFORMATION ARRANGEMENTS ELIGIBLE FOR PROTECTION 1. PUBLIC DOMAIN WORKS’ ARRANGEMENTS ELIGIBLE FOR PROTECTION Which criteria must be applied for an arrangement eligible for copyright protection -
14.09.2016EU 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
23.09.2016geschaeftsbericht_2010_e.pdf
Annual Report 2010 Dear GEMA-Members, Dear Readers, GEMA has coped with the difficult financial year 2010 respectably. Germany has recovered from the worldwide crisis quicker than originally
23.09.2016geschaeftsbericht_2009_e.pdf
Annual Report 2009 Dear GEMA-Members, Dear Readers, the business year 2009 was a successful year for GEMA economically – and diametrically opposed to the general trend. The entire revenues of
31.10.2016GEMA 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
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