VOIS took part in SCAPR meeting


The meeting of SCAPR members was held in Bucharest (Rumania) on 26 May, 2010. VOIS took part in this meeting as an observer. Mr. Andrey Krichevsky made a detailed report about situation, concerning neighboring rights in Russia, and VOIS’s activity. “Cooperation between all societies is an efficient issue to comply the neighboring rights on the…


VOIS participated in the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Copyright, organized by UNESCO

The 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Copyright was held on 7 and 9 June in Paris (France). VOIS, RAO and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation took part at the meeting as representatives of the Russian Federation. The Intergovernmental Committee consists of 18 countries including Russia, USA, France, Greece, Austria, Argentina,…


VOIS and ASTERAS (Cyprus) fled into partnership

ASTERAS (Cyprus) is a non-government neighboring rights organization. According to the bilateral agreement the performers of the both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories.


VOIS concluded agreements with APOLLON and ERATO (Greece)

In the middle of March, 2010 VOIS concluded two bilateral agreements with Greece collecting societies: APOLLON and ERATO. These agreements will certainly help VOIS to carry out collecting of the remuneration for Greece performers in Russia and, accordingly, in favor of Russian artists in Greece.


C.A.P.I invited VOIS

Forum of C.A.P.I was held on 23 February, 2010 in Brussels (Belgium) The participants from the EU neighboring rights collective management societies discussed many ‘hot’ questions such as fight against piracy, compliance the rights of performers and producers in digital era and etc. All the participants marked that a joint neighboring rights collective management society…


Guild of authors and performers of Uzbekistan (UzMIG) visited VOIS


4 August, 2010 the delegation of UzMIG visited VOIS. In accordance with the bilateral agreement signed in March, 2009 the parties summed up the current results and discussed the plans for future cooperation. The representatives of UzMIG presented the annual report of its activity and made a short overview about national legislation of copyright and…


US delegation visited VOIS


28 July, 2010 the representative of the Executive Office of the President Office of the U.S. Trade Representation, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation Mr. Stanford McCoy, Senior Counsel for Policy & International Affairs of the US Copyright office Mrs. Michele J. Woods and Senior trade officer economic section of the Embassy…


Basic principles of cooperation between VOIS and Russian Academy of Radio are agreed.


On results of the negotiations passed on Sept. 1st, 2009 between the President of the Russian Academy of Radio Mr. A. Varin and General Manager of VOIS Mr. Andrey B. Krichevskiy, the parties had signed the report fixes basic principles of mutual relations between RAR and VOIS concerning an establishment of tariffs, the order and…


Agreements of payment of the remuneration with radio stations of VKPM holding company are signed

According to item 6 of the Report of negotiations between VOIS and the Russian Academy of Radio dated Sept. 1st, 2009 with radio stations of Broadcasting corporation Prof – Media – Autoradio, Humour FM, Radio Energy, Radio Alla – on Oct. 1st, 2009 VOIS has signed agreements of payment of the remuneration for the public…


VOIS announces completion of second quarter royalty distribution to artists and record labels


Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS) announced today the completion of its quarter distribution to artists and record companies, totaling nearly 65 million roubles. This represents VOIS’s second annual distribution. Calculation with right holders will be made in December of the current year.