Ministry of Culture Authorization PDF

Distribution Rules 2017 PDF

Statutes 2017 PDF
Signature Rules PDF

Code of conduct of a member of OSA PDF

Code of ethics PDF

Statues of the cultural, social and educational fung of OSA PDF

Rules of procedure of the general assembly of OSA PDF

OSA - Ochranný svaz autorský pro práva k dílům hudebním, z. s.

  • Founded by the authors in 1919.
  • The first inaugural meeting was held on 9th October, 1919.
  • One of the co-founders of OSA was the popular composer Karel Hasler. One of its first directors was the son of composer Antonin Dvorak.
  • Its current legal status is a civic association, representing more than 7,500 domestic copyright holders, and more than 1,000,000 international copyright holders (composers, songwriters, publishers).
  • The main activity of OSA is collective rights management.
  • OSA is an important bridge between the authors and the users of their works. The authors provide services related to the selection and subsequent billing of royalties, including the processing of data from users and the use of legal services. Users can easily access the legal use of music from all genres around the world.

OSA has two basic levels of membership:

  • Affiliated Member: Each author (composer and songwriter), publisher or copyright heir which has at least one publicly available musical work and signs a representation contract with OSA.
  • Full Member: Each author (composer and songwriter), publisher or copyright heir with voting rights at the General Assembly, and meets the conditions defined by the OSA statutes.
  • Information according to § 18 paragraph 2 of Act No. 101/2000 Coll. in pl. No.
    OSA - The Copyright Protection Association for Music Rights processes personal data for the purpose of collective administration of copyrights. Address processing, identification, and other personal information of its members, and other related persons, is carried out by OSA at its head office and at regional offices. The beneficiaries are natural persons and legal entities in the Czech Republic and abroad.

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