Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS)
Russian Organization for Intellectual Property was created in April 2008. It was founded by famous Russian singers and largest record labels. The key aim of VOIS is to execute and protect neighboring rights. The Organization represents all performers and phonogram producers on the territory of Russia, and also Russian performers and phonogram producers abroad in accordance with international contracts
VOIS collects royalties from users, such as broadcasting companies, catering and transportation companies, entertainment venues, hotels, sports venues etc., and transfers these royalties to artists and phonogram producers.