ARTICLE 2 - THE PURPOSE AND TASKS OF THE LEAGUE

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2.1. The purpose of the League is a satisfaction and protection of creative, economic and legal interests of its members, including the management on collective basis of property rights of its members in accordance with the laws of Ukraine on the basis of unity of common interests for the common realization of their rights and freedoms, aimed at promotion of the creation and use of the results of creative activity (works) of the authors of original and (or) derivative works, performers, producers of phonograms (videograms) submitted in any form, including multimedia one, being one of a prerequisite for development, distribution and promotion of national culture in Ukraine.

2.2.      The main tasks of the League are:

2.2.1.   Promotion of national culture of Ukraine, creation, preservation, protection, dissemination and popularization of the results of creative activity of its members;

2.2.2.   Promoting of integration of Ukrainian culture to the international community;

2.2.3.   Coordination of actions of members of the League for the implementation of intellectual creative activity aimed at conservation, development, reproduction, distribution of their works, performances, phonograms (videograms);

2.2.4.   Promoting the members of the League in the process of reproduction of their works, performances, phonograms (videograms) submitted in any form, including multimedia one (electronic and digital form of presentation of the intellectual, creative activity stored in a binary digital code, the decoding of which allows any person to perceive the saved results of intellectual creative activities, in the form suitable for perception).

2.2.5.   Promoting the members of the League in publicizing, including those in a public demonstration, display and public communication of their works, performances, phonograms (videograms);

2.2.6.   Protection of personal non-property and property rights and interests of members of the League, promotion of encouraging of the conditions for their personal creativity.

2.2.7.   Representation and protection of the rights and interests of members of the League, property interests of which are endangered in view of the occurrence of unfavorable consequences for their property arising from the use of copyright and related rights represented in any form, including multimedia one.

2.2.8. Management of economic rights of subjects of copyright and (or) related rights being both the members of the League and those, who are not members of the League, under the powers of copyright transferred by the subjects of copyright and (or) related rights on the basis of agreements signed in writing, agreements on reciprocal representation of interests with the similar copyright organizations, including foreign ones, and also on the basis of the powers conferred by the legislation of Ukraine to the organizations administering property rights on collective basis.

2.2.9. Promotion the development and implementation of the activities to stop the illegal use of copyright and (or) related rights objects, including in conjunction with the specialized anti-piracy organizations, regulatory and law enforcement organs.

2.2.10. Promotion and participation in the keeping of registries of copyright and (or) related rights objects, subjects of property rights on them, agreements on disposal of property rights on the objects of copyright and (or) related rights, the establishment and maintenance of the respective database, participation in the international system of registration of copyright and (or) related rights objects;

2.2.11. Operating and facilitating the implementation of measures to increase the status of authors, performers, producers of phonograms (videograms) in the State and in the society;

2.2.12. Organizing and conducting of educational and methodical activities, first of all, in training of qualified specialists in the field of intellectual property rights;

2.3.      In accordance with its purposes and tasks the League in due course:

2.3.1.   Provides legal support to the members of the League on the issues respective to the use of objects of copyright and (or) related rights, provides the protection of the personal property and non-property rights and interests of its members, the results of creative activity of which are presented in any form, including multimedia one; in government bodies, in state, public and private organizations, enterprises and institutions.

2.3.2.   Represents the interests of the members of the organization in government bodies, public organizations and institutions of business and economic activity.

2.3.3.   Participates in the development of government programs for development and support of arts, in the preparation and discussion of draft laws and other normative legal acts related to the issues of culture and information and communication environment (means of telecommunication, technologies of telecommunication, information resources) that make up the range of interests of the League. Thus, under telecommunications facilities are meant a set of technical devices, algorithms, software and advanced computer technologies of information processing which allow the transmission of information and receiving of the data, of multimedia information using electrical and electromagnetic waves through cable, fiber optic and radio channels in various wavebands. The telecommunications technologies are meant a set of methods and principles of modern analog and digital systems and networks.

2.3.4.   Concludes the agreements on copyright and related rights management on a collective basis, as well as other agreements in the area of collective management of copyright and related rights.

2.3.5.   Receives admission and membership fees.

2.3.6.   Promotes its members in the use, reproduction and distribution in information and communication area the results of their creative work submitted in any form, including multimedia one.

 

2.3.7.   Promotes its members in the process of registration of their copyright and in the procedure of registration of agreements relating to the disposal of intellectual property rights of members of the League;

 

2.3.8.   Provides legal entities and natural persons with the assistance in acquiring of copyright and (or) related rights in the territory of Ukraine and abroad, as well as a support in the transferring rights of Ukrainian subjects of copyright and (or) related rights abroad.

2.3.9.   Promotes educational activities, organization, preparation, carrying out of national and international scientific and practical seminars, conferences and symposiums, exhibitions, book fairs and musical festivals and other cultural and mass and informational events relating to the sphere of development, use and promotion of musical, musical and dramatic, literary and other works that are held in Ukraine and abroad; distributes methodical recommendations and manuals relating to the statutory activities of the League;

2.3.10. Promotes the creation and implementation of ideas and creative developments of its members aimed at the implementation of the statutory activities of the League;

2.3.11. Supports and finances the implementation of creative, scientific and cultural activities, programs and developments in the field of culture and information and communications environment.

2.3.12. Cooperates with domestic and foreign copyright organizations, institutions, enterprises, creative unions, associations of citizens and individuals in the matters relating to the statute activity of the League.

2.3.13. If necessary, it can provide any possible assistance to its members and ensure their social protection.

2.3.14. Provides protection of moral and property rights of members of the League and other authors, performers, producers of phonograms (videograms) using the results of their creative work, including those in information and communications environment.

2.3.15. Participates in charity events, provides patronage activities of dissemination of works and their performances, phonograms (videograms), submitted in any form, including multimedia one.

2.3.16. Creates local branches;

2.3.17. Legally distributes information about the League, as well as promotes ideas, goals and objectives of the League through the media;

2.3.18. Cooperates with foreign and international organizations on the activities of the League, including participation in international organizations aimed at protection and copyright protection, participation in international organizations uniting organizations of collective management of copyright; in its activities, it follows the principles and standards established by such organizations and in accordance with the functions arising from membership of such international organizations.

2.3.19. The League may voluntarily establish or join with other associations of citizens,  unions ( associations, etc.), form blocs and coalitions to engage in international public (government) organizations to form international unions of citizens under its Statute;

2.3.20. Performs other activities, stipulated by the legislation, necessary to ensure the protection of the rights managed by the League, including appeals to the courts to protect rights and interests of the members of the League, when using the results of their creative work, including in information and communications environment.

2.4. To achieve the goals and objectives under this Statute, the League may participate in profitable companies and nonprofit organizations, to join associations, unions and other associations, including international ones.