BECOME A MEMBER

Can I apply for membership?

Members of the Association can be member companies and member associates.

Member companies

There may be members of the Association the natural persons or legal entities that regularly engage in the phonogram producer activity and own the rights granted to them by the Intellectual Property Law.

For the purposes of our Association, the phonograms’ producer is understood as included in any of the following categories:

    • The producer of phonograms and/or music videos that, besides, commercialises them.
    • The publisher of the phonograms and/or videograms understood as that which exercises the reproduction and distribution rights transferred to by the phonogram producer.

Member associates

There may be member associates of the Association the natural persons or legal entities that agglutinate, as agents, the rights of one or more phonogram producers.

MEMBER TYPES

Non-full member companies

To become non-full member companies, phonograms’ producers must meet the following requirements: to be registered with the Spanish tax on economic activities (or equivalent trade tax register); to be the original or derivative owner of the rights subject to the management of the association regarding, at least, one phonogram or music video; to pay the entry fee and not to belong to any other association whose purposes are similar, equal, contrary or that may be in conflict with those of AGEDI, to which they would have transferred the same rights.

Full member companies

Full member companies must also have a minimum membership of four years as non-full member companies and besides must meet the requirements established to this purpose in Article 10.1 of AGEDI’s Articles of Association.

Member Associates

There can be member associates of the Association the legal entities or persons that bring together the rights of one or more phonograms’ producers as agents.

All members of the Association, whatever their membership category, shall benefit from AGEDI’s collection of the above mentioned rights, the following rights namely:

  • The public communication of phonograms and music videos.
  • The reproduction of phonograms and music exclusively for direct or indirect public communication.
  • The private copying equitable remuneration, envisaged by article 25 of Intellectual Property Law, recently amended.

I WANT TO JOIN

If you wish to join our society, please download and fill the form below and send it to admisiones@agedi.es

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This document contains additional information regarding our association.

 If you wish to apply in the category of member company, please send us this Application form duly filled and signed.

 If you wish to apply in the category of member associate (agents), please send us this Application form duly filled and signed.