INTERGRAM, an independent society of performers and producers of phonograms and audiovisual fixations.
The base of legal regulations of the collective administration of rights in the Czech republic constitutes with effect from 1 December 2000 Act No. 121/2000 Sb. on Copyright, Rights Related to Copyright and on the Amendment of Certain Laws (thereinafter „Copyright Act“), concretely its title IV, article § 95 et sequentes. Before entry into effect of the Copyright Act , collective administration of rights was set by the Act No. 237/1995 Sb., of a collective control of copyright and rights related to the copyright and of modification and supplementation of some acts. Permission to collective administration is invested by Ministry of Culture in terms of conditions defined by the Copyright Act. Ministry of Culture is also authorized for a control of a collective administrators activity.
In accordance with a purpose of a collective adiministration of rights, which is according to the enactment § 95 of the Copyright Act a collective exercitation and protection of rights in property of their rightholders and facilitation of accessing of objects of these rights to public, society INTERGRAM guarantees with a care of careful manager administration of rights in property of performers and producers of sound and sound-visual recordings for their artistic performances and sound-visual recordings, in case, that other than collective management of these rights is forbidden or unsuitable.