Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance

JAC, Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance

9-6-41 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Tokyo
107-0052
Japan
Phone: +81 3-3475-5618
Fax: +81 3-3475-5619
E-mail: info@jaacc.jp
Web: http://www.jaacc.org

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
President: Yousuke SEYAMA
Executive Director: Kazuhiko YAMAMOTO
E-mail: yamamoto@jaacc.jp
Secretary General: Toshimichi ISHIJIMA
E-mail: ishijima@jaacc.jp
Manager, General Affairs Division: Sei MATSUEDA
E-mail: matsueda@jaacc.jp

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1994

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 18
How are Board Members elected: Nominated

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 5
Total Rights holders represented: 905
Remarks about the members: Member Associations are The Japan Federation of Engineering Societies(JFES), Association of Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies(AJASS), Japanese Association for Dental Science(JADS) and The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan(PSJ), The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences(JAMS).

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR April 1 - March 31

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

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws
Other licensing system: JAC is registered as management business operator under Law on Management Business of Copyright and Neighboring Rights

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Academic journals, periodicals, magazines and books
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Photocopying, Printout and Scanning
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: corporate and other commercial organizations, associations, laboratory and document delivery service

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Academic journals, periodicals, magazines and books
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Printout, scanning, storage, intranet, internal email and document delivery
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: corporate and other commercial organizations, associations, laboratory and document delivery service

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: Yes
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 19
Bilateral agreements type A with: Photocopy: CCC (USA), CEDRO (Spain), CLA (United Kingdom), COPIBEC (Canada), IRRO (India), ProLitteris (Switzerland), CopyRus (Russia), CADRA (Argentina), YRCI (Indonesia), CA (Australia) , CLNZ (New Zealand), REPROBEL (Belgium), Access Copyright (Canada), ICLA (Ireland), CopyRo(Romania), DALRO(South Africa), Stichting Reprorecht (Netherlands), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), CLASS(Singapore), Digital: ProLitteris (Switzerland), CCC(USA), CA(Australia), CEDRO(Spain), CLA(United Kingdom), CLASS(Singapore), COPIBEC(Canada), HKRRLS(Hong Kong), ICLA(Ireland)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 12
Bilateral agreements type B with: AAS(Azerbaijan), CeMPro (Mexico), TTRRO (Trinidad and Tobago), FILCOLS (Philippines), Copydan Writing (Denmark), JAMCOPY (Jamaica) ,ZARRSO (Zambia), VG-WORT (Germany), LUXORR (Luxembourg), VIETRRO (Vietnam), CDR (Colombia), COSOMA (Malawi)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
JPY 1,065,532,342.00 (+/- EUR 7,895,171.47)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
JPY 1,032,614,390.00 (+/- EUR 7,651,262.52)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
JPY 32,917,952.00 (+/- EUR 243,908.95)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
JPY 99,097,610.00 (+/- EUR 734,273.93)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
JPY 699,986,129.00 (+/- EUR 5,186,619.21)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
JPY 799,083,739.00 (+/- EUR 5,920,893.15)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2018 was applied, being EUR 1= 134.9600 JPY