China Written Works Copyright Society

CWWCS, China Written Works Copyright Society

A35 Fuchengmenwai Street
Xicheng District
Beijing
100037
China
Phone: +86 10 65978906
Fax: +86 10 65978926
E-mail: wenzhuxie@126.com
Web: http://www.prccopyright.org.cn/

Chief Executive:
Director-General: Zhang Hongbo
Chief Executive Phone: +86 10 6597 8908
Chief Executive Email: olegzhang@126.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
President: Chen Jiangong

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2009

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 70
How are Board Members elected: By the General Meeting of Member Representatives
Total number of Author Representatives: 8225
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 110

Members:
Total Rights holders represented: 8335
Remarks about the members: 8225 individual members and 110 publisher members

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1 - December 31

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other licensing system: 1. Statutory licence: CWWCS is, in accordance with the Chinese Copyright Law, the statutory body for collecting and distributing royalties for reproduction in newspapers, periodicals and textbooks, based on statutory licences. CWWCS has signed agreements with more than 200 newspaper and periodical publishers in China. 2. General licence: CWWCS grants licences of digital rights, reproduction rights, compilation rights, etc from members to users and collects royalties for members. 3. As a literary agent, CWWCS imports and exports translation and publication rights, and engages in licensing adaption rights of film and television works, and written works' use in the stamps.
Mandating rights holders:
1. Members. 2. Non-members mandating separately.

LICENCES
Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Written works
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): Mobile phones, databases, online reading, e-books, apps, etc.
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Companies, websites and ICP
Pilot Projects: Amazon China, iReader, Chaoxing Co., Ltd.

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No
Other areas of licensing: Translation and publication rights, digital rights, compilation rights, etc. (for publishers)

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Distribution by use of works
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
Other agreements with RROs: Unilateral agreements with CLA, KORRA

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
CNY 2,800,000.00 (+/- EUR 395,547.27)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
CNY 2,100,000.00 (+/- EUR 296,660.45)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2016 was applied, being EUR 1= 7.0788 CNY