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VOIS became a partner of the First International Forum “Anti-Counterfeiting-2012”

11.01.2013

VOIS became a partner of the First International Forum “Anti-Counterfeiting-2012” which was held in Moscow in IEC “Crocus Expo” on October 22-24, 2012. Representatives of VOIS visited the Plenary Session and took part in the Forum Panel Discussions. The First International Forum “Anti-Counterfeiting-2012” was devoted to the problems of formation of the civilized market and…

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VOIS and EEL (Estonia) fled into partnership

VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with Estonian collecting society EEL. According to the bilateral agreement the performers of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. Background information Estonian Performers Association (EEL) is a non-profit organization established at the beginning of 2000. EEL administers and promotes performers rights, collects remuneration under the Copyright…

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SENA – the Holland society – has visited VOIS

28.03.2012

On January 16, 2012 representatives of the Holland collecting society on neighboring rights – Natalie Loop (Director of the International Department) and Paul Smelt (Director of the Repartition Department) – visited VOIS. The main aim of the official visit was the examination of the work of VOIS as the sole Russian state accredited organization on…

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VOIS took part in MIDEM 2012

11.03.2012

VOIS took part in MIDEM – the largest international music industry trade fair which was held from 28 to 31 January 2012 in Cannes (France) and brought together attendees from all over the world. In the framework of MIDEM VOIS delegation met with a number of collective management societies including SENA (Holland), RAAP (Ireland), AIE…

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VOIS took part in General Assembly of SCAPR

02.08.2011

On May, 17-19, 2011 the 36-th annual General Assembly of SCAPR was held in Washington (USA). The Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights (SCAPR) unites performers’ rights organizations. Today 41 society from more than 30 countries from all over the world jointed SCAPR. This year the participants of General Assembly discussed a…

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Andrey Krichevsky, General Director of VOIS, took part in the UNESCO World Forum

VOIS participated in the Second UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries – The Book Tomorrow: The Future of the Written Word, which was held on June, 6-8 in Monza, Italy. General Director of RUR Andrey Krichevskiy took part in the workshop «Fair use, creative commons» and made a report on how it is…

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VOIS and RAAP (Ireland) fled into partnership

In the middle of June, 2011 VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with Irish collecting society RAAP. According to the bilateral agreement the performers of the both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. RAAP (Recorded Artists Actors Performers) is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee, for recorded artists, actors and performers in Ireland.…

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VOIS participated in the international seminar “Protection of copyright, related rights and collective management”

13.05.2011

The international seminar “Protection of copyright, related rights and collective management” was held on March 30-31, 2011 in Astana (the capital of the Republic Kazakhstan). It was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Committee for Intellectual Property Rights, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the International…

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Seminar “Protection of authors’ and relative rights and collective management” was held in Bishkek

National seminar “Protection of authors’ and relative rights and collective management” was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 1-2 March, 2011. The event was organized by the State Intellectual Property Service of Kyrgyzstan with the support of the World Intellectual property Organization (WIPO). Cabinet members of Kyrgyzstan, international experts, representatives of IFRRO, Russian Authors’ Society…

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VOIS and Sony: it is the time to cooperate

21.12.2010

Friday 10 December, 2010 Ian Henderson (Managing director of Sony Music Entertainment, Russia) with his panel visited VOIS. Andrey Krichevskiy  – General Director of VOIS – gave a full overview of VOIS activity, its structure and further steps to develop collective managment in Russia. Ian Henderson was satisfied with given picture and wished Sony to…

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