The Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society Limited

HKRRLS, The Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society Limited

Unit Nos. 909-910, 9/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza
663 King's Road
North Point
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2516-6268
Fax: +852 3105-1468
E-mail: info@hkrrls.org
Web: http://www.hkrrls.org

Chief Executive:
General Manager: Ms Dillys Yu
Chief Executive Phone: (852) 2516 6268
Chief Executive Email: dillys@hkrrls.org

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Chairman: Mr Michael Ng
E-mail: info@hkrrls.org
Deputy Chairman: Mr Derek Lee
E-mail: info@hkrrls.org
Deputy Chairman: Mr Shek Kwok Kei
E-mail: info@hkrrls.org

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2006

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 13
How are Board Members elected: Elected from candidates who are nominated by same class of members
Total number of Author Representatives: 1
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 12

Members:
Remarks about the members: 13 Individual Members, 65 Corporate Members and 4 Association Members

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 October - 30 September

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

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Literary, dramatic, artistic and musical works
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: educational establishments, government departments, public bodies, corporate bodies, associations, copy shops, libraries and news monitoring services organizations

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Literary, dramatic, artistic and musical works

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Full reporting, sampling, statistical surveys and objective availability
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: Yes
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: Yes
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: Yes

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 17
Bilateral agreements type A with: Access Copyright, ALCS, CA, CCC, CEDRO, CLA, CLASS, CLL, COPIBEC, DALRO, ICLA, JAC, NLA, NLI, ProLitteris, SIAE and VG MUSIKEDITION
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 26
Bilateral agreements type B with: CADRA, CDR, CEDAR, CEMPRO, CFC, COPYDAN, CopyRus, FILCOLS, Fjolis, HARR, JAMCOPY, Kopinor, KOPIOSTO, KOPJAMALT, KORRA, LITA, Luxorr, MRMS, OSDEL, PRCI, Reprobel, REPRONIG, TTRRO, VG WORT, VIETRRO and ZIMCOPY
Other agreements with RROs: Letter of Intent with COLCCMA

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
HKD 11,268,736.00 (+/- EUR 1,382,175.18)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
HKD 11,268,736.00 (+/- EUR 1,382,175.18)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
HKD 10,769,329.00 (+/- EUR 1,320,920.04)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
HKD 499,407.00 (+/- EUR 61,255.14)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
HKD 3,596,319.00 (+/- EUR 441,109.18)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
HKD 1,357,864.00 (+/- EUR 166,549.82)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
HKD 4,954,183.00 (+/- EUR 607,658.99)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 8.1529 HKD