ABOUT THE CROATIAN PERFORMERS' RIGHTS COLLECTING SOCIETY - HUZIP
HUZIP is a non-profit organization that, pursuant to the Copyright and Related Rights Act and empowered by the State Intellectual Property Office in Croatia, carries out the collective management of performers' rights in the Republic of Croatia.
Any domestic and foreign music performer that, via a special power of attorney, authorizes HUZIP to protect their performers' rights can be a member of HUZIP.
HUZIP also protects the rights of all foreign performers in Croatia, based on bilateral agreements concluded with similar international collecting societies pursuant to the Copyright and Related Rights Act and international agreements and conventions accepted and ratified by the Republic of Croatia.
HUZIP issues licenses for the use of fixed performances by music performers, monitors the public use of fixed performances, collects royalties from the users and distributes the received fee to the performing artists.
In case the remuneration cannot be established by contract, the user is obliged to pay a fee according to the HUZIP's tariff.
HUZIP is a full-fledged member of international associations AEPO-ARTIS (Association of European Performers Organizations) and SCAPR (Societies` Council for the Collective Management of Performers` Rights).
Nikša Bratoš, president
Paolo Sfeci, vice president
Sanja Doležal Šarić - president