National cooperation

Cooperation with other Swiss collective management organisations

As the neighbouring rightsneighbouring rights
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are connected to the copyrights, SWISSPERFORM cooperates with the other Swiss collective management organisations, all of which represent authors' rights. They are: SUISASUISA
Society for the collective management of rights relating to musical, non-theatrical works.
  * Contact and Website SUISA

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, SUISSIMAGESUISSIMAGE
Society for the collective management of rights relating to audiovisual works.
  * Contact and Website SUISSIMAGE

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, Société Suisse des Auteurs (SSA)Société Suisse des Auteurs (SSA)
Society for the collective management of rights relating to literary and musical theatrical works.
  *  Contact and Website SSA

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and ProLitterisProLitteris
Society for the collective management of rights relating to literature, photography and visual arts.
  * Contact and Website ProLitteris

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.

 

The main areas of collaboration are as follows:

  • Establishing joint tariffs in the same usage areas;
  • Collection of remuneration (negotiation of joint tariffs with users' associationsusers' associations
    Collective management organisations and relevant users' associations negotiate the tariffs...
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    );
  • Distribution of the remuneration;
  • Joint PR campaigns, e.g. the school campaign "respect ©opyright!;
  • Joint website of the collective management organisations "swisscopyright.ch".

How we differ from the authors' societies

SUISASUISA
Society for the collective management of rights relating to musical, non-theatrical works.
  * Contact and Website SUISA

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, SUISSIMAGESUISSIMAGE
Society for the collective management of rights relating to audiovisual works.
  * Contact and Website SUISSIMAGE

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, ProLitterisProLitteris
Society for the collective management of rights relating to literature, photography and visual arts.
  * Contact and Website ProLitteris

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and SSASSA
Society for the collective management of rights relating to literary and musical theatrical works.
  *  Contact and Website SSA

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manage authors' rights (copyright). If a person contributes in different ways (e.g. as an author, a producer, a performer), he/she needs to become a membermember
Performers, producers and broadcasters can become members of SWISSPERFORM pursuant to Art. 3 of the Articles of Association (german version).

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of all the relevant societies, as different societies manage different rights.

Cooperation with right holders' associations

SWISSPERFORM also cooperates with several rights holders' associations; it has for example, delegated the distribution for certain performers’ rights to SIG.