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The Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society Limited

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/08/2010 - 07:09
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
Website
http://www.hkrrls.org
Chief Executive Name
Ms. Kawai Shek
Chief Executive Title
General Manager
Chief Executive Phone
(852) 2516 6268
Chief Executive Email
Key representative
Dr Sharon Wong
Title
Chairman
Title
Deputy Chairman
Key representative
Mr Ponch Poon
Title
Deputy Chairman
Key representative
Mr Shek Kwok Kei
Year of incorporation
Incorporated in: 1995 and started licensing in 2000
Year of first distribution
2006
Year of first collection
2000
Total number of Board Members
11
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
10
Remarks about the Board
2 are Publishers Association Representatives
Remarks about the members
13 Individual Members, 65 Corporate Members and 4 Association Members
Staff total number
3
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
1 October - 30 September
Type of National legislation
Common Law
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws
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
Types of works licensed
Literary, dramatic, artistic and musical works
Public Lending Rights
off
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used
Full reporting, sampling, statistical surveys and objective availability
Distribution methods
Non title-specific distribution
Full reporting
Statistical surveys
Possibility to be copied
% Author/Publisher Split
50/50
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
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
Total amount collected for all licensing
12 549 523.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
12 549 523.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
12 549 523.00
Amount for schools
7 240 201.00
Amount for further education
986 950.00
Amount for higher education
2 827 554.00
Amount for government
712 320.00
Amount for business
221 615.00
Amount for other sector(s)
560 883.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
0.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
455 096.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
455 096.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
7 659 292.34
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
7 659 292.34
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
5 895 697.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
5 895 697.00
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
0.00
to collecting societies only
0.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
1 763 595.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
0.00
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