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Using phonogrammic music and music videos

Do You want to use cd's or other type of phonograms or maybe music videos? In that case copyright society Gramex is at Your service.

When the law requires to a lisence, Gramex helps You to handle copyright issues conviniently. Gramex can help you with copyright issues  in the following areas:

1. A public performance of music. This includes the playing of phonogram music in premises or events open to the public. A fee is payable for the performance of music in e.g. restaurants, shops, public transport, hairdressers and public events. > Read more and get  a license.

2. Copying/reproducing music. A phonogram can be reproduced (copied) for other than private, personal use only with a consent of the producer and the performers of that phonogram. Gramex  grants licenses for the copying of sound recordings for certain uses. > Read more and get  a license.

3. A public performance of music videos. You can get a lisence from Gramex, which  entitels you to perform music videos, DVD:s or music TV -program in public. > Read more and get  a license.

4. Radio, TV- and Internet. Gramex grants lisences and collects remunerations for the use of phonograms in digital media, such as radio and television broadcasting,  internet simulcasting or webcasting and limited use on demand-services. > Read more and get  a license.

Note: Gramex represents the performing artists and producers of phonograms.  When we refer to "music" on this website, the word means phonographic music .

The law requires a license

The Copyright Act requires to pay remuneration, if  one performs publicly cd's or any other type of recorded music (sa called phonograms) and to  get a license, if  one  copies music for other than private, personal use or performs publicly music videos.  Copyright is also protected by EU Directives.

Gramex is at your service

Gramex  - The copyright society of performing artists and producers of phonograms in Finland  - helps You to handle copyright issues conviniently. Your legal duty is conveniently discharged by getting the required licenses and paying the fees to Gramex either directly or via musiikkiluvat.fi -service.