Registration of Collective Management Agency of Copyright and Related Rights

Mandatory Notification


How to Apply

Formalities and Documents Required for Application

Collective management agencies of copyright and related rights are obliged to communicate the following to the Macao Economic Bureau, within 30 days after their approval or adoption:

  • Amendments to their statutes
  • Changes in the composition of their administrative organs
  • Changes in the list of parties that they represent
  • Agreements entered into with other entities of the same type, with entities representing users or with broadcasting organizations
  1. Apply in person:
    1. The applicant should complete the “ Mandatory Notification Form for the Collective Management Agencies of Copyright and Related Rights ” in Chinese or Portuguese (the form can be obtained at the service location or downloaded from DSE website)
      • Application must be made on behalf of a body corporate;
      • After signing the form, recognized signature can be made at the service location by showing the original identity document with signature, if the applicant is an association established in Macao SAR, a valid Certificate of Association must be presented (must show the existence of registration record and the leadership structure of established association at the Identification Services Bureau).
    2. Submit the form with the annexes to the Industrial Property Application Counter of Reception Center of the Macao Economic Bureau (2nd Floor).

Necessary documents

  1. The completed “ Mandatory Notification Form for the Collective Management Agencies of Copyright and Related Rights ”, which can be obtained at the service location or downloaded from DSE website.
  2. Supporting documents.

Supplementary documents to be submitted as appropriate

  1. When processed by an appointed agent:
    • Power of attorney (must be duly authenticated, with recognition of the identity of the constituent and the exercise of the power of attorney), attached with fiscal stamp MOP 25.00 or above (depending on the number of pages of the power of attorney).
  2. For powers of attorneys, certificates or other documents not written in one of the official languages of the Macao SAR:
    • Translation into one of the official languages of the Macao SAR (Chinese or Portuguese), duly authenticated/ certified;
    • Translation certificate, attached with fiscal stamp MOP 15.00 or above (depending on the number of pages of translation).

Service Location and Hours

Apply in Person

Macao Economic Bureau (DSE) – Reception Center

Address: Rua do Dr. Pedro José Lobo, n.os 1-3,2/F, Macau

Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:45
Friday: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:30


Fee

Free


Processing Time

No approval is required.


Notes / Information for Applicants

Reference documents and templates (available in Chinese or Portuguese only):

  1. Power of Attorney.
  2. For other documents, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Notes on Application” page of the DSE website.

Content provider: Macao Economic Bureau (DSE)

Last modified: 2020-12-03 19:09

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