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Three steps to GEMA membership – Membership application for music publishers

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Information about the music publisher

Does another organisation or society already deal with your music rights?

e.g. AKM, SUISA, SACEM, PRS, ASCAP

Details of the owner/ managing director/ associate/shareholder

Information on the owner, managing director or partner with unlimited liability of the publisher filing the application. Please specify all persons.

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

Is the owner/partner/associate also a member of GEMA as an author/creator?

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Please add the following documents to the membership application:

A copy of a valid publishing agreement where the participation of the publisher in the pay-outs of GEMA is agreed pursuant to the provisions of the GEMA distribution plan.

The membership fee of €100,– per year plus a one-off admission fee of €180,– excl. VAT must be paid upon conclusion of the contract. The following membership fees are offset against your royalties at the end of each year.

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