Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc.

FILCOLS, Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc.

No. 2
K-11th Street
East Kamias
Quezon City
1102
Philippines
Phone: (632) 435 5258
Fax: (632) 435 5258
E-mail: filcols@gmail.com
Web: www.filcols.org, http://filcols.blogspot.com

Chief Executive:
Executive Director: Alvin J. Buenaventura
Chief Executive Phone: +63977-216-0016
Chief Executive Email: alvinbonn@yahoo.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Membership Officer: Ms Ranielle S. Espiridion
E-mail: filcols@gmail.com
Chair: Dr Jose Y. Dalisay, Jr.
E-mail: jdalisay@mac.com

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2013

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 9
How are Board Members elected: At the Annual General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 5
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 610
Remarks about the members: The bulk of FILCOLS's members come from the Book Development Association of the Philippines, the country's largest book industry association, and from the Writers Union of the Philippines or Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL), the largest organization of Filipino writers.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 January - 31 December

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, with potential back-up in Copyright Laws

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All types of published materials.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): General photocopying of published materials including coursepacks for internal, institutional use.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Higher education institutions, businesses, and other organizations.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: Yes
Full reporting: No
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 2
Bilateral agreements type A with: CAL (Australia), CLASS (Singapore)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 17
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA (Argentina), CDR (Colombia), Copydan Writing (Denmark), GCA (Georgia), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), IRRO (India), JAACC (Japan), KOPIKEN (Kenya), MASA (Mauritius), REPRONIG (Nigeria), Kopinor (Norway), KORRA (South Korea), TTRRO (Trinidad and Tobago), VIETRRO (Vietnam), YRCI (Indonesia).
Other agreements with RROs: Pilot Bilateral Agreement with CLA (UK)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
PHP 14,487,235.89 (+/- EUR 278,178.61)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
PHP 14,487,235.89 (+/- EUR 278,178.61)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
PHP 11,403,337.93 (+/- EUR 218,962.73)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
PHP 2,951,486.36 (+/- EUR 56,673.36)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
PHP 387,474.73 (+/- EUR 7,440.15)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
PHP 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
PHP 447,474.73 (+/- EUR 8,592.25)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 52.0789 PHP