skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration

Introduction

The deadlock has been broken in the seven-year standoff between GEMA and YouTube.

Highlights

  • After a seven-year war of words, on/off negotiations, recriminations, and court battles, GEMA and YouTube have finally agreed on a licensing deal that will see GEMA members remunerated for the exploitation of their works by the online video service.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the run-up to the new deal between GEMA and YouTube and what it means for the authors' society's members.
  • Explains which rights holders are set to benefit from the deal.

Key questions answered

  • Why has it taken seven years for GEMA and YouTube to agree on a licensing deal for GEMA-member content to be accessible on the video service?
  • What caused the standoff in the first place?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Deal reunites German YouTube users with GEMA repertoire
  • Timeline of the GEMA YouTube dispute
  • What happens now?

Appendix

  • Author

Recommended Articles

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

Email us at ClientServices@ovum.com

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 788 597 5160 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - 
marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now