Sie sind auf Seite 1von 5

Dear Applicant,

Application for PRS for Music Membership

Thank you for your interest in membership of PRS for Music. You must submit a completed
Application Form and Member Agreement in order to join. The Membership Agreement,
which when signed by you will only take effect if your application for membership is
successful, transfers to the Society the ownership of your performing and film
synchronisation rights. If you are in any doubt as to the effect of the Agreement on your
ability to deal with the copyright in your works, you are advised to take legal advice before
signing it.

The legal transfer or assignment of the rights contained in the Agreement will normally be
for the territory of the World but you may be entitled to exclude certain countries from the
scope of the Society's administration of your rights.

The Society's articles also permit applicants to exclude part(s) of the performing right
and/or film synchronisation right from the extent of the transfer. A list of the permitted
exclusions may be requested from the Member Admissions team on +44 (0)20 3741 4805.
Do not sign the Agreement if you are intending to exclude any country and/or any part(s)
of the performing right and/or film synchronisation right from the extent of your
assignment to the Society.

The Society reserves the right to disclose certain information concerning any of your
registered compositions to authorised members using the Society's Online Services Enquiry
System and any associated e-mail or telephone enquiry system(s).

Except where expressly stated otherwise or provided by law, any notice or other written
communication given under or in connection with this Agreement shall be sent by email to
the email address provided by you on your admission form.

Accessing our online services


Once your membership application has been processed, we will create an online services
account on your behalf. Please use your account to update your details, view works online,
register and amend your music. In order for you to initially access your account you will
need to set up a password. We will send you an email with a link to enable you to do this.

PRS for Music is the trading name of Performing Right Society Limited ("PRS"), Mechanical-
Copyright Protection Society Limited ("MCPS") and The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited.

Yours faithfully,

MEMBER ADMISSIONS.
PRS writer member application form
You will notice that some of the fields in the application form have been
masked or partially masked with the letter x. Dont worry, this has been
done to protect your personal information. We have your full details stored
securely on our system.

Application Number 112359 , received at 22/12/2015 at 19:44

NAME AND ADDRESS DETAILS


Surname Date of birth
Barnes 10/06/1993

Forename(s) Nationality
Tom XXXXXXXX

Sex
male

Full postal address Daytime phone number (inc. STD code)


Flat 1 07833457700

Midway House Mobile telephone number

Manningford Close 07833457700

London EC1V 7HP E-mail address

tom@tombarnesmusic.com

EMAIL PREFERENCES
I would like to receive PRS for Music emails containing useful information
such as career advice, music industry event invites and news. These emails
will only ever come from PRS for Music, even when they refer to third party Y
products or services.

I am happy for PRS for Music to share my contact details with carefully
selected music industry organisations so that they can contact me about N
goods or services which may be of interest.

PAYMENT DETAILS
Name of bank or building society Sort code
XXXXXXXX XXXX46

Address of bank Account number


XXXXXXXX XXXX2448

Building Society Pay reference


Name in which account is held
details
XXXXXXXX

RESTRICTED MEMBERSHIP
Are you currently a member of another Performing Rights Society (anywhere
in the world)? N
Do you wish to exclude certain countries from the scope of PRS for Musics
administration of your rights? N
Which countries do you wish to exclude?

PSEUDONYM DETAILS
Surname Forename(s)

Surname Forename(s)

I enclose the following in support of my application:-


photocopy of my birth certificate, passport or driving licence

fully completed and signed Membership Agreement


PLEASE NOTE - IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE PROOF OF IDENTITY OR THE APPLICATION FORM
HAS NOT BEEN FULLY COMPLETED WE WILL NEED TO CONTACT YOU. THIS WILL RESULT
IN A DELAY IN YOUR APPLICATION WHICH MAY LEAD TO A LOSS OF ROYALTIES.

Signature Date

Parent/Guardian Signature
Date
(If Applicant under 18)

Thank you for your application - we will get back to you very soon.
Should you have any questions concerning this form please call us on +44 (0)20
3741 4805 or email us at admissions@prsformusic.com
Please return this form to Member Services, PRS for Music, 41 Streatham High
Road, London, SW16 1ER, UK.
PRS writer member agreement
Please note this is an important document. By signing it you will hand over certain
rights to us. It also sets out precisely what you can expect from us and what we
can expect from you whilst you are a member.

1. Definitions
In this Agreement:-
(a) words and phrases which are not defined shall have the same meaning as in our
Constitution;
(b) "Constitution" means our Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, Rules
and Regulations (which are all available from us upon request) and any changes or
additions made from time to time to those documents;
(c) "We" means the Performing Right Society Limited of 2 Pancras Square London
N1C 4AG and "you" means...;
Forename(s)
Tom

Surname
Barnes

Address
Flat 1

Midway House

Manningford Close

EC1V 7HP

"Us", "our", "your" and "yourself" shall be construed accordingly;


(d) "territory" means the territory for which you transfer the rights to us under clause
2(a);
(e) "transfer" means (depending on the context) assign or assignment; and
(f) "the rights" means, in respect of any musical work:-
(i) the performing right; and
(ii) the film synchronisation right (subject to any undertaking we may give you in our
Articles of Association to assign or license this right in accordance with the terms
of the proviso to Article 7(b) of our Articles).
2. The Transfer
(a) you transfer to us absolutely for all parts of the world the rights which belong to you
on the date of this Agreement or which you may acquire or own whilst you remain
our member.
(b) the transfer mentioned in clause 2(a) shall last for so long as you remain our member
and pay for any additional period which is specified in our Constitution.
3. Our Obligations
We will:-
(a) use our best endeavours to administer the rights in accordance with our published
service standards;
(b) use our best endeavours to pay you any royalties due to you under our Constitution.
If we do not do so, we will pay you compensation up to the limit which is set out in
our service standards;
(c) use our best endeavours to license on the best achievable terms as many users of
the rights as practicable (taking into account business constraints, our resources and
the interests of our membership as a whole);
(d) maintain a complaints procedure which you can use if you believe we have not
treated you or administered the rights in accordance with our Constitution or
policies. If that complaints procedure has been exhausted and you are still not
satisfied, you will have access to an independant appeals procedure;
(e) treat information about your royalty earnings as confidential, subject to any practical
or legal obligation to disclose such information to any authority or person with the
legal power to compel such disclosure;
(f) return to you all or part of the rights in so far as this is permitted by our
Constitution;
(g) allow you to modify the territory in so far as we are required to do by law;
(h) maintain a suspension of royalties procedure which we will apply to you if there is a
dispute involving the rights; and
(i) give you upon request details of the service standards, complaints procedure, appeals
procedure and suspension of royalties procedure which are mentioned above as soon
as practicable after you have requested such details.
4. Your Obligations
You:-
(a) warrant and represent that you own or have full power to transfer the rights and that
the musical works (the rights in which you have transferred to us under this
Agreement) do not and will not infringe the copyright in any other musical work;
(b) accept that you are bound by our Constitution; and
(c) promise to:-
(i) indemnify us and keep us at all times fully indemnified from and against all
proceedings, claims, demands, costs, expenses, awards and damages arising
directly or indirectly in respect of the rights which you have transferred (or have
purported to transfer) to us under this Agreement;
(ii) give us such documents as we may reasonably require to enforce the rights;
(iii) do all such acts as are necessary to vest the rights in us and enable us to
enforce all or part of the rights;
(iv) insert in each relevant contract you make with a third party a clause expressly
reserving to us the rights and to make such contract subject to this Agreement;
(v) refrain from licensing any of the rights and from otherwise dealing with the
rights which you have transferred to us;
(vi) avoid doing anything which is likely to prejudice our ability to meet our
obligations to you and to our other members; and
(vii) pay on demand the admission fee and any annual membership fee or charges
for special services rendered by us.

Your Signature Our Signature

Parent/Guardian Signature
(If Applicant under 18)

This agreement is made on the following


date: