The ICMP is the “global voice for music publishing,” an international umbrella trade association representing the interests of the music publishing community globally. ICMP's mission is to increase copyright protection internationally, encourage a better environment for business and act as a music community forum for consolidating global positions.
ICMP's constituent members are regional, national and international music publishers' associations throughout the world. Through these associations, they represent independent national music publishers, mainly SMEs, regional music publishers and international independent and major publishers. The ICMP’s constituent members include music publishers’ associations from Europe, Middle East, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Included are the leading independent multinational and international companies and regional and national music publishers, mainly SMEs, throughout the world. Collectively, the ICMP’s members represent hundreds of thousands of songwriters, composers and lyricists from every corner of the globe.
The ICMP is a globally-recognized organization and has an active relationship with the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) with respect to music-related intellectual property (IP) activities. WIPO is a United Nations agency (with 188 member states), which provides a global forum for IP services, policy, and cooperation. WIPO is also is the leading provider of dispute resolution services under the WIPO-initiated, ICANN-mandated UDRP.
Membership Information: http://www.icmp-ciem.org/members