Japan Reproduction Rights Center

JRRC, Japan Reproduction Rights Center

Daiichi Aoyama Bldg. 3F,
3-3-7, Kita-Aoyama,
Minato-ku,
Tokyo
107-0061
Japan
Phone: +81 3 3401 2382
Fax: +81 3 3401 2386
E-mail: jrrc_info@jrrc.or.jp
Web: http://www.jrrc.or.jp/

Chief Executive:
President: Masao Handa

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Vice President: Taichi Seo
Secretary General: Takaya Inada

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 1995

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 18
How are Board Members elected: Elected at the biennial General Meeting
Total number of Author Representatives: 4
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 4

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 4
Total Publishers' Associations: 1
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 1
Total Rights holders represented: 8
Remarks about the members: Federation of Authors’ Organizations (arts, photographs, literary works, script and scenario): 14,534members. Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance: 867 members. Japan Publishers Copyright Organization: 231 publishers. Copyright Council of Newspaper Publishers: 69members.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR April 1 - March 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: Besides the Copyright Law, the "Law on Management Business of Copyright and Neighboring Rights" was enacted in 2000. JRRC operates its management business in accordance with this Law

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

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All categories of printed works, including newspapers, except sheet music.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Mainly, internal usage in enterprizes, organizations, etc.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: All kinds of users (at present, mainly commercial and industrial corporations)

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: none
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): none
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: none
Pilot Projects: none

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 0
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 0
Other agreements with RROs: none

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
JPY 291,838,476.00 (+/- EUR 2,371,899.19)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
JPY 291,838,476.00 (+/- EUR 2,371,899.19)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
JPY 291,838,476.00 (+/- EUR 2,371,899.19)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
JPY 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
JPY 205,784,554.00 (+/- EUR 1,672,501.25)

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

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
JPY 205,784,554.00 (+/- EUR 1,672,501.25)

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