Germany: Collective agreement on authors' rights between the German Union of Journalists (DJV) and Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger (BDZV)

Collective agreement between the German Union of Journalists (DJV) and BDZV concerning licensing of further rights of use of journalistic material produced by employees.


In point 2 of the agreement it is clearly stated, that the author retains his or her right to prohibit any use that is likely to lead to an infringement of the moral rights of the author as these are defined in the German legislation on authors rights.