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News Update 5/2019: C3S on tour

News Update 5/2019: C3S on tour

The last weeks have been relatively eventful for the C3S beyond the Barcamp and the General Assemblies and it is therefore worth documenting our activities in a News Update. DPMA Symposium At the end of May, our Board members Johanna and Julian attended a symposium organized by the German Patent and Trademark Office on questions […]

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News Update 04/2017 – Barcamp and General Assembly April

News Update 04/2017 – Barcamp and General Assembly April

Dear members and supporters, at this year’s Barcamp and General Assembly, we reviewed the past year and discussed the challenges posed to us by the new ‘Verwertungsgesellschaftengesetz ‘ (German collecting societies law), which now manifests itself in certain demands by the authority for appoval of collecting societies ‘DPMA’. Barcamp The Barcamp took the form of […]

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C3S @ SXWS: Invited, participated, won!

C3S @ SXWS: Invited, participated, won!

As we already mentioned to you, C3S was chosen by Creative NRW, to fly to the SXSW with the country delegation as one of the outstanding startup organisations – one of the most important and surely world wide biggest conference of the creative landscape. Fresh from the Austin Convention Center here in Texas the intermediary […]

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Questions and answers

Questions and answers

(updated on 3ed of October 2017) Abbreviations CS – Collecting society C3S – Cultural Commons Collecting Society SCE mit beschränkter Haftung (C3S SCE) GEMA – Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische 
Vervielfältigungsrechte (society for musical performing and mechanical reproduction rights) Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is a collecting society? 2. What do you already offer? […]

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