WHY JOIN SOCAN – REPRODUCTION RIGHTS ?
With SOCAN – RR, you benefit from an exceptional worldwide showcase and receive all royalties resulting from the exploitation of your works in all media (physical, digital, web and television). Thanks to our representation agreements, you benefit from exclusive rates and conditions across Canada and in more than 100 markets around the globe.
Advocacy and promotion of your rights
SOCAN defends your interests and your rights by representing you to all government bodies and by monitoring the use of your works on all platforms, in all contexts and in all markets.
The advantage of a collective society
SOCAN is continually improving its service offering, and all the earnings it makes as a collecting society and a non-profit organization are the earnings of its members.
A big partner
Representing more than 135,000 authors, composers and publishers in Canada for close to 30 years, SOCAN is a first-rate destination for all users of works around the globe. You benefit from more than 20 general agreements with users and tariffs that are certified by the Copyright Board that cover a multitude of rights, and you benefit from the importance and notoriety of SOCAN when it comes to negotiating with users and broadcasters.
A transparent and efficient service
In our Member Space, you have direct and secure access to the details of your royalty payments and your catalog of works at any time. As a non-profit organization, we publish a report every year detailing our actions, investments and profits.
An invaluable expertise
SOCAN gives you access to privileged information in your sector, and its specialized team is a great informative resource for copyright matters, offering workshops and information sessions, or simply informing and advising each of its members. Experts from our Member Services, Licensing, Legal Affairs and Operations departments are available at any time to answer you.