Mandatory collective rights management for dramatic works

Authors and owners of dramatic, dramatico-musical and choreographic works, get in touch with SSA!

Whether you are a member of SSA or not affiliated with an authors’ society or not, a resident of Switzerland or abroad: the Swiss Federal Act on Copyright and Related Rights (CopA) stipulates a mandatory remuneration for the retransmission of radio/TV via cable networks, for private copying or for the educational usage, in case that your work is broadcast on one of the SRG SSR channels, but also on one of the major foreign channels that are retransmitted in Switzerland. You are entitled to these rights independently of your contract, except if you were a permanent salaried employee of a broadcaster.

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