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VOIS took part in Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” in Erevan

14.08.2013

VOIS took part in Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” which was held in Erevan (Armenia) on March 14-15, 2013. The seminar was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC). The event gathered together experts from Estonia, Georgia, Russia…

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VOIS took part in the international trade show MIDEM 2013

The largest international music trade show MIDEM took place in Cannes (France) on January 26-29, 2013. Deputy Director of VOIS Mr. Erik Valdes-Martines held a series of meetings with foreign colleagues and attended special events of the exhibition. Mr. Erik Valdes-Martines met the representatives of the collective management societies PPL (UK) and SENA (the Netherlands)…

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VOIS and “Amanat” (Kazakhstan) fled into partnership

VOIS concluded a mutual representation agreement with the private institution “Non-profit organization for the protection of copyright and related rights “Amanat”(Kazakhstan). According to the agreement performers and producers of phonograms of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. “Non-profit organization for the protection of copyright and related rights “Amanat” was founded by…

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VOIS took part in Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” in Tbilisi

Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was held in Tbilisi (Georgia) on December 4 and 5, 2012. VOIS was represented by Mr. Erik Valdes-Martines, Deputy Director. The seminar brought together representatives of international organizations and experts of collective management societies from different countries.…

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VOIS and ANPCI (Moldova) fled into partnership

11.01.2013

In October, 2012 VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with Moldovan collecting society ANPCI. According to the bilateral agreement the performers and the producers of phonograms of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. Cooperation of VOIS and Moldovan colleagues will allow Russian performers and record companies get remuneration for the public use…

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VOIS helped to organize V International Forum “Intellectual Property – XXI century”

The Fifth International Forum “Intellectual Property – XXI century” was held in Moscow on April 17, 18 and 20, 2012. The event was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (TPP) in cooperation with the State Duma, the Council of Federation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the…

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VOIS and AIE (Spain) representatives met in Madrid

On July 20, 2012 General Director of VOIS Andrey Krichevskiy met Carlos Pastor – Director of the Spanish collecting society AIE – in Madrid. In October, 2011 VOIS and AIE signed a bilateral agreement according to which both parties collect remuneration for the public use of music phonograms on behalf of Russian and Spanish right…

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PPL – the British society – visited VOIS

2-5 May, 2012 Laurence Oxenbury – the representative of the British society PPL – visited VOIS office in Moscow. During the official visit Laurence Oxenbury studied the work of VOIS: the structure of the organization, the activity of its departments, the automatic system of distribution of remuneration. He also studied users’ reports presented to VOIS.…

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SCAPR General Assembly 2012

37th SCAPR General Assembly was held from 21st to 25th May, 2012 in Bled, Slovenia. SCAPR – Societies Council for the Collective Management of Performers Rights – unites members from almost 50 countries. This year the main events of the General Assembly were the adoption of the new Statute of the organization and incorporation of…

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VOIS took part in Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” held in Uzbekistan

VOIS took part in Subregional seminar “Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management” which was held on April 3-4, 2012 in Uzbekistan. The seminar was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and the Agency on Intellectual Property of the…

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