Order an agreement

Audio and audiovisual performers

If you have residency or your (registered) office/ place of business in Switzerland or if you are a Swiss national, you can order the following membership agreement:

If you do not have residency in Switzerland and you do not hold the Swiss citizenship, you can order our rights administration agreement for the territory of Switzerland and Liechtenstein unless you have already mandated another (foreign) collective management organisationcollective management organisation
Collective management organisations administer authors' rights and those of neighbouring right holders under the supervision of the Federal authorities.
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with the administration of the rights in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

If you are an agent representing a performer who does not have residency in Switzerland and who does not hold the Swiss citizenship, you can order our rights administration agreement for the territory of Switzerland and Liechtenstein unless the performer has already mandated another (foreign) collective management organisationcollective management organisation
Collective management organisations administer authors' rights and those of neighbouring right holders under the supervision of the Federal authorities.
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with the administration of his/her rights for the territory of Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Phonogram producers

That depends on the type of activity you carry out in the context of the distribution for phono producers:
- as an original producer, i.e. a producer of the first-time fixation of the recording on an audio or audiovisual medium

- as a person who has acquired producers’ rights retroactively (acquired rights), e.g. via acquisition or merger
and/or
- as a party entitled to collect i.e. a person who has merely received an authorisation from the rights holder to collect the remuneration e.g. as a distributor

You will find further answers to queries regarding the agreements for phonogram producersphonogram producers
This category includes natural persons and legal entities that have the organisational and economic responsibility for authorised productions of phonograms, of which great numbers are intended to be released under a label to the commercial market.

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, specifically on the question which agreements you need if you carry out more than one type of activity at the same time, here.

Audiovisual producers

That depends on the type of activity you carry out in the context of the distribution for audiovisual producersaudiovisual producers
This category includes natural persons and legal entities that have the organisational and economic responsibility for the first-time audiovisual or visual recording of a performance or another visual process.

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:

-    as an original producer, i.e. a producer of the first-time fixation of the recording on an audio or audiovisual medium

  • Foreign audiovisual producersaudiovisual producers
    This category includes natural persons and legal entities that have the organisational and economic responsibility for the first-time audiovisual or visual recording of a performance or another visual process.

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    usually receive their remuneration based on rights administration agreements between SWISSPERFORM and foreign collective management organisations based in the producers' country. If you nevertheless want to conclude an agreement with us, you need a Rights Administration Agreement for Producers

- as a person who has acquired producers’ rights retroactively (acquired rights), e.g. via acquisition or merger

Broadcasters

If you have residency or your (registered) office/ place of business in Switzerland or if you are a Swiss national, you can order the following membership agreement:

Foreign broadcastersbroadcasters
This category includes companies broadcasting radio or TV programmes that are subject to an obligation to notify and obtain a licence pursuant to Art. 3 of the Swiss Federal Act on Radio and Television (RTVA).

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can approach the IRF Association for radio and television in order to obtain their remuneration.

Please contact us if you have further questions:

Phone +41 (0)44 269 70 50

 

 

SWISSPERFORM
Kasernenstrasse 23
CH-8004 Zurich
T +41 (0)44 269 70 50
F +41 (0)44 269 70 60
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David Johnson
Av. du Grammont 11bis
1700 Lausanne
T +41 (0)32 724 31 25
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