Korea Reproduction and Transmission Rights Association

KORRA, Korea Reproduction and Transmission Rights Association

7F, Digital innovation center,
11, World Cup buk-ro 54-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
03924
Korea, South
Phone: +82-2-2608-2037
Fax: +82-2-2608-2031
E-mail: shanzu@korra.kr
Web: http://www.korra.kr

Chief Executive:
President: Hongtaek Chung

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
General Manager: Donghyun Kim
E-mail: el4697@korra.kr
Vice-President / Vice-President of Korean Publishers Association: Byungjoon Kim
Vice-President / President of Korean Society of Authors: Daewoo Kwon

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2006

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 20
How are Board Members elected: 13 by recommendation of membership and 7 independent representatives on the Board are appointed by the Board
Total number of Author Representatives: 13
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 5

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 14
Total Publishers' Associations: 3
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 11
Remarks about the members: Authors, Publisher and academic associations (Korean Society of Authors, Korean Publishers Association, Korea Music Copyright Association, Korea TV & Radio Writers Association, Korean Association of Academic Societies and Korea Scenario Writers Association). Above associations are composed of approximate 19,000 authors and 930 publishers.

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 – December 31

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
Other licensing system: Legal license for universities, colleges and educational institutions operated by the national or local government, textbooks for students from elementary schools to high schools and libraries

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Text works(part)
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): Photocopying
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Copyshops, companies, etc.

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Text works(part)
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Transmission(uploading online)
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: e-book/journal distributors, online lecture institutes, etc.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Transmission of academic journals

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

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 4
Bilateral agreements type A with: CLASS, CLA, Copyright Agency and VG-Musikedition
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 24
Bilateral agreements type B with: ProLitteris, VG WORT, Kopinor, Fjolis, CADRA, IRRO, HKRRLS, VIETRRO, TTRRO, FILCOLS, DILIA, HARR, CopyRus, Reprobel, JAMCOPY, , YAYBIR, KOPIKEN, Copibec, CCC, KOPITAN, CDR, SR, CopyGhana, and OSDEL
Other agreements with RROs: CWWCS

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
KRW 9,778,332,764.00 (+/- EUR 7,716,304.67)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
KRW 9,401,796,182.00 (+/- EUR 7,419,171.09)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
KRW 9,776,015,656.00 (+/- EUR 7,714,476.19)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
KRW 2,317,108.00 (+/- EUR 1,828.48)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
KRW 3,631,528,498.00 (+/- EUR 2,865,721.69)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
KRW 3,631,528,498.00 (+/- EUR 2,865,721.69)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 1267.2300 KRW