These are private organisations (in the case of Kenya, they are registered as companies limited by guarantee), that are established to collectively administer the rights of their members such as composers, performers, authors, artists, book publishers among others. They manage the rights that cannot be administered by individuals.

KECOBO licenses and supervises the collective management organizations in Kenya.
Currently, there are four (4) such CMOs in Kenya and they are Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK), The Reproduction Rights Society of Kenya (KOPIKEN), Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and the Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRiSK).

Reproduction Rights Society of Kenya (KOPIKEN)
KOPIKEN logo KOPIKEN is a collecting society under the Copyright Act 2001, which licenses the reproduction of copyright protected literary materials against payment of fees whenever it is impractical for rights holders (authors and publishers) to license and collect fees individually.

For more details please visit: http://www.kopiken.org

 

Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRiSK)
PRiSK logo Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRiSK) is a collective management organisation licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board to represent performers in musical and dramatic works.

For more details please visit: http://www.prisk.or.ke

 

Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MSCK)
MCSK logo The Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) aims at collecting and distributing royalties on behalf of authors, composer and publishers in the music industry.

For more details please visit: http://www.mcsk.or.ke

 

Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP)
KAMP logo The Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) is mandated to collect for and distribute royalties to producers of sound recordings.

For more details please visit: http://www.kamp.or.ke