International Organizations

HOMELinksInternational Organizations

Inter-Governmental Organizations

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) http://www.unesco.org
WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) http://www.wipo.org
WTO (World Trade Organization) http://www.wto.org
CISAC (Confederation Internationale des Societesd'Auteurs et Compositeurs) http://www.cisac.org
IFRRO (International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations) http://www.ifrro.org

Government Agencies

Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan http://www.bunka.go.jp
Copyright Office, U.S.A http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/
Industry Canada, Canada http://info.ic.gc.ca
The Patent Office, U.K http://www.patent.gov.uk

Licensing Societies

AFM (American Federation of Musicians) http://www.afm.org
ALCS (Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, U.K) http://www.alcs.co.uk
APRA (The Australian Performing Rights Association,Austalia) http://www.apra.com.au
ARTISJUS (Hungarian Bureau for the Protection of Authors' Rights, Hungary) http://www.net.hu/artisjus/
ASCAP (American Society of Composers,Authors and Publishers, U.S.A) http://ascap.com
BUMA/STEMRA/CEDAR (The Netherlands Copyright Organizations, Netherland) http://www.buma.nl
CCC (Copyright Clearance Center,U.S.A) http://www.copyright.com
CMRRA (The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency, Canada) http://www.cmrra.ca
GEMA (The German Society For Musical Performing Rights And Mechanical Reproduction Rights, Germany) http://www.gema.de
HFA (Harry Fox Agency, U.S.A) http://www.nmpa.org/hfa.html
IMRO (The Irish Music Rights Organization, Ireland) http://www.imro.ie
JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers, Japan http://www.jasrac.or.jp
Japan Council of Performers' Organizations http://www.geidankyo.or.jp
MCPS (Mechanical Copyright Protection Society, U.K) http://www.mcps.co.uk
MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America, U.S.A) http://www.nmpa.org
NMPA (National Music Publishers Association, U.S.A) http://www.nmpa.org
NCB (Nordisk Copyright Bureau,Denmark) http://www.sn.no
Pro Litteris(Swiss literary rights society, Switzerland) http://www.prolitteris.ch
PRS (Performing Right Society, U.K) http://www.prs.co.uk
RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America, U.S.A) http://www.riaa.com
RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan, Japan) http://www.japan-music.or.jp
SABAM (Societe Belge des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs, Belgium) http://www.sabam.be
SACD (Societe des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques, France) http://www.siae.it
SIAE (Societa Italiana degli Autori ed Editori, Italy) http://www.siae.it
SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, Canada) http://www.socan.ca
SSA (Swiss Society of Authors, Switzerland) http://www.ssa.ch
SUISSIMAGE (Societe Suisse pour la Gestion des Droits d'Auteurs d'Oeuvres Visuelles et Audiovisuelles) http://www.suissimage.ch
TONO (The Norwegian Performing Right Society, Norway) http://www.tono.no
VG WORT (Verwertungsgesellschaft WORT, Germany) http://www.vgwort.de

ETC

ACC(Australian Copyright Council) http://www.copyright.org.au
COPYRIGHT SOCIETY OF THE USA http://www.csusa.org
CRIC (Copyright Research and Information Center) http://www.cric.or.jp
IMPRIMATUR (Intellectual Multimedia Property Rights Model And Terminology for Universal Reference) http://www.imprimatur.net