Japan Publishers Copyright Organization

JCOPY, Japan Publishers Copyright Organization
6 Fukuro-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, Japan
162-0828
Japan
Phone: +81(0)3 3513 6969
Fax: +81(0)3 3513 6979
E-mail: info@jcopy.or.jp
Web: www.jcopy.or.jp

Chief Executive:
President: Masahiro Oga

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Vice President: Yu Kanehara
Senior Manager, Operations : Yasunori Fukuyama

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2009

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 14
How are Board Members elected: Elected at the General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 2
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 12

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 7
Total Publishers' Associations: 7

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

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Most categories printed woks
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Photocopying, Printout
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: All kinds of users

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Most categories printed woks
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Scanning
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: All kinds of users

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

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

AGREEMENTS
Other agreements with RROs: CCC (USA)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
JPY 705,245,973.00 (+/- EUR 5,731,843.08)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
JPY 582,946,528.00 (+/- EUR 4,737,861.90)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 123.0400 JPY