Russian Union of Rightholders The Russian Union of Rightholders was created by cultural and art figures for the implementation and protection of rights to the results of intellectual activity.

ABOUT RUR

For importers

If you are an importer of recordable media used for private copying, in accordance with Russian legislation you have to pay blank tape levy in favor of authors, performers and phonogram and audiovisual works producers.

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For manufacturers

If you are a manufacturer of recordable media, used for private copying, Russian legislation obliges you to pay blank tape levy, which will be distributed to authors, performers, phonogram and AVW producers.

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For right holders

Every song and film we copy has been created by decent work of many professionals: authors and composers, film directors and actors, musicians and producers. All of them are entitled to receive remuneration for private copying of results of their creative work.

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About union

Establishment of Russian Union of Rights Holders (RUR) was a result of joint participation of societies, which protect rights of authors, performers, phonogram and audiovisual work producers, such as Russian Filmmakers’ Union, Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) and Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS).

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News

At the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, the author’s fee may extend to electronic devices from the EAEU

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The soundtrack to the new “Batman” was written by a Russian musician

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Nobody liked the new “Matrix”

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