14.10.2016 | Leitfaden Copyright Levies: Guidelines for manufacturers, importers and distributors
Companies distributing IT products, consumer electronics or storage media in Germany will undoubtedly have come across the term “copyright levies” and the acronyms “ZPÜ” and “GEMA” – but what do they mean? Who is liable for the levies and what concrete obligations do they entail? The Guidelines ”Copyright Levies” with the clear focus on the German situation are designed to offer the manufacturers, importers and distributors whose products are subject to copyright levies an initial overview of the crucial yet complex issue of compliance.
- Markus Scheufele