Remuneration of authors and performers for the use of their works and the fixations of their performances
Final report - Study
This study analyses the current situation regarding the level of remuneration paid to authors and performers in the music and audio-visual sectors. We compare, from both a legal and economic perspective, the existing national systems of remuneration for authors and performers and identify the relative advantages and disadvantages of those systems for them. We also explore the need to harmonise mechanisms affecting the remuneration of authors and performers, and to identify which ones are the best suited to achieve this. Their potential impact on distribution models and on the functioning of... the Internal Market is also examined. Finally, the study outlines a series of policy recommendations based on the analysis conducted. The information and views set out in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the Commission. The Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this report. Neither the Commission nor any person acting on the Commission’s behalf may be held responsible for the use which may be made of the information contained therein.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media (European Commission) - Now known as... - Now known as... Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (European Commission)
- Personal author(s): Salamanca, Olivia; Guibault, Lucie; Gompel, Stef van
- Other authors: Europe Economics Themes: Culture , Patents – Protection of intellectual property
- Subject: approximation of laws , artistic creation , artistic profession , comparative analysis , copyright , information society , intellectual property , literary and artistic property , music , performing arts