Audio performers

Audio performersAudio performers
This category primarily includes musicians, conductors, choirmasters and singers.

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(musicians, singers, conductors, narrators etc.), who contributed to productions that are used by Swiss radio and TV stations have a right to receive remuneration from SWISSPERFORM.

 

Please read the following pages to find out how such remuneration is distributed and how you as a performer can participate in the distribution of the proceeds.

 

Extension of the term of protection in the Principality of Liechtenstein

The term of protection for owners or neighbouring rightsneighbouring rights
Also referred to as related rights, these are the rights for performing artists...
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on musical compositions with lyrics was extended on 01 September 2014 from 50 to 70 years. The legislative adaptation only applies to and exclusively in relation to the Principality of Liechtenstein (FL). Switzerland has not adapted its copyright act; the protection term for neighbouring rightsneighbouring rights
Also referred to as related rights, these are the rights for performing artists...
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applicable is still 50 years. » more

FAQ Audio performers

How long is my artistic contribution to a performance protected?

The term of protection usually starts at the time of the recording and lasts 50 years. (Art. 39 para. 2 CopA).

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