AVRS distributes 2023 copyright royalties to members

The Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria, AVRS, has revealed that it has distributed copyright royalties to its teeming members for the year 2023. AVRS chairman, Mr. Mahmood Ali-Balogun made this known , in a statement he released during the week. Being the sole collective management organization for audiovisual works in Nigeria, Ali-Balogun said. The […]

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Chairman of Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) Reflects on World Intellectual Property Day 2024

On this auspicious occasion of World Intellectual Property Day 2024, the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) Chairman, Mr. Mahmood Ali-Balogun, extends warm greetings to all stakeholders in the creative and innovative industries. World Intellectual Property Day, celebrated annually on April 26th, serves as a global platform to raise awareness about the importance of

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AVRS Holds 7th AGM, Approves Royalties Distribution To Members

The Audio-Visual Rights Society (AVRS), on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, convened its 7th Annual General Meeting in Lagos during which it adopted and approved its audited financial statement for the year ending December 31, 2022, as presented by the firm of Olukayode Timehin & Co. Board of the Society, which is the nation’s sole collective

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AVRS Successfully Holds Select Stakeholders’ Forum In Port Harcourt

On September 19, 2023, prominent figures gathered in the resource-rich state of Rivers. This event marked a significant achievement for the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), the sole collective management organization responsible for audiovisual works in Nigeria, as it successfully hosted a select stakeholders’ forum for both the creators and consumers of audiovisual

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RSG Moves To Protect Intellectual Property Rights …As AVRS Declares Piracy Criminal Offence

Rivers State Government has declared its readiness to partner with the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) to protect intellectual property rights in the state. This follows a declaration by the Audio Visual Rights society that piracy is a criminal offence. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications Rivers State, Barrister Ibiwari Clapton

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COMMENDATIONS GALORE AS AVRS HOLDS IT’S 6TH AGM

Members of the Audio Visual Rights of Nigeria (AVRS) have expressed their satisfaction and pleasure at the achievements the organisation had recorded since its approval by the Federal Government as the sole Collective Management Organisation for cinematograph films. They gave this commendation on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of AVRS held at the Lagos Travel Inn in Lagos. In his opening address, the Chairman of AVRS, Mr.

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WE’RE GRADUALLY CHANGING THE BELIEF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CAN BE USED FOR FREE

At the beginning, it was very tough getting users to change the way they disrespectfully treat intellectual property. To change this perception, we have had to travel throughout the length and breadth of the major cities of the country promoting respect for intellectual property. Mrs. Olubukola Adeyemi, General Manager (Acting), Audio Visual Rights Society (GTE/LTE)

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AVRS WON’T RELENT IN ENGAGEMENT OF ITS WORKS USERS AS AGM HOLDS NOVEMBER

The Audio Visual Rights Society (AVRS) is set to hold its 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM), precisely on November 10, 2022. In this brief close-up with Mrs. Bukola Adeyemi, general manager (acting) of the Society, she throws light on some issues to be addressed as well as the constant agagement of commercial and public users

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6TH AVRS AGM HOLDS ON NOVEMBER 10, 2022

Preparations have been concluded for the 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigeria’s sole copyright collective management organization for audiovisual works and cinematograph films, Audio Visual Rights Society Ltd/Gte. (AVRS), which is scheduled to hold on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 10.30AM. According to the Acting General Manager, Mrs. Olubukola Adeyemi who recently came back from Harare, Zimbabwe where she has represented AVRS and Nigeria in a copyright and collective management for

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