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About UPRS

Uganda Performing Right Society is a society that was formed in 1985 by authors (mainly musicians) to advance the cause of copyright administration in Uganda. It is registered with the Registrar of Companies as a Company Limited by Guarantee having no share Capital, in other words it belongs to all of its members. UPRS is recognized by the Government as a Collecting Society and it is a Member of the Confederation of International Societies of Authors and Composers ( CISAC ).

Our Vision

A Country free from piracy and infringement of copyright works.

Our Mission

To promote copyright and promote the value of music.

Our Goal

To fight infringement and piracy of music pakalast.

UPRS Services

UPRS Publisher Form

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Royalty Distribution

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Paid Up Music Users 2016

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Music Value

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Members Registration

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Licensing Tariffs

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License Tariffs Revision Year 2016

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Copyright Explained

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Apply For Music License

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Become a UPRS Member

UPRS membership is open to all composers of original Music and audio visuals. All needed is proof of authorship usually in the form of a recording of the Song or songs. Better still, membership is free.


Willy Mukabya
UPRS Member
Fiona Mukasa
UPRS Member
Maggie Kayima
UPRS Member
Fred Ssebaale
UPRS Member

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Africa Regional meeting of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) held in Kigali discussed new opportunities for artists to earn more from new mediums. New measures to be put in place for global enforcement of copyright.

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Gulu Music Copyright sensitization Workshop

  PREAMBLE Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) invited Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) for meetings to execute a new approach of sensitizing rights holders, and users of copyright protected works about their rights and obligations and the mandate of CMOs in that regard. The new concept was intended to meet these key stakeholders in a not … Continue reading “Gulu Music Copyright sensitization Workshop”

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