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Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/08/2010 - 08:21
JAC, Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance
9-6-41 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Tokyo
107-0052
Japan
Phone
+81 3-3475-5618
Fax
+81 3-3475-5619
E-Mail
Website
http://www.jaacc.org
Key representative
Yousuke SEYAMA
Title
President
Key representative
Kazuhiko YAMAMOTO
Title
Executive Director
Key representative
Toshimichi ISHIJIMA
Title
Secretary General
Key representative
Sei MATSUEDA
Title
Manager, General Affairs Division
History of the organisation
JAC was founded in 1989. JAC, together with Copyright Council for Publishers and Federation of Authors Organizations founded Japan Reprographic Rights Center (JRRC).
Year of incorporation
1989
Year of first distribution
1994
Year of first collection
1992
Total number of Board Members
18
How are Board Members elected
Nominated
Total Number of Member Associations
5
Total Rights holders represented
930
Remarks about the members
Member Associations are The Japan Federation of Engineering Societies(JFES), Association of Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies(AJASS), Japanese Association for Dental Science(JADS) and The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan(PSJ), The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences(JAMS).
Staff total number
10
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
April 1 - March 31
Type of National legislation
Civil Law
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws
Other licensing system
JAC is registered as management business operator under Law on Management Business of Copyright and Neighboring Rights
REPROGRAPHIC LICENCES - Types of works licensed
Academic journals, periodicals, magazines and books
Types of uses licensed
Photocopying, Printout and Scanning
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
corporate and other commercial organizations, associations, laboratory and document delivery service
DIGITAL LICENCES - Types of works licensed
Academic journals, periodicals, magazines and books
Types of uses licensed
Printout, scanning, storage, intranet, internal email and document delivery
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
corporate and other commercial organizations, associations, laboratory and document delivery service
OTHER LICENCES - Public Lending Rights
off
Other areas of licensing
Reuse
Distribution methods
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution
Full reporting
Sampling
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made?
no
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
20
Bilateral agreements type A with
Photocopy:
CCC (USA), CEDRO (Spain), CLA (United Kingdom), COPIBEC (Canada), IRRO (India), ProLitteris (Switzerland), CopyRus (Russia), CADRA (Argentina), YRCI (Indonesia), CA (Australia), CLNZ (New Zealand), REPROBEL (Belgium), Access Copyright (Canada), ICLA (Ireland), CopyRo (Romania), DALRO (South Africa), Stichting Reprorecht (Netherlands), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), CLASS (Singapore), KOSA (South Korea)

Digital: CCC (USA), ProLitteris (Switzerland), CA (Australia), CEDRO (Spain), CLA (United Kingdom), CLASS (Singapore), COPIBEC (Canada), HKRRLS (Hong Kong), ICLA (Ireland)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
15
Bilateral agreements type B with
AAS (Azerbaijan), CeMPro (Mexico), TTRRO (Trinidad and Tobago), FILCOLS (Philippines), Copydan Writing (Denmark), JAMCOPY (Jamaica), ZARRSO (Zambia), VG-WORT (Germany), LUXORR (Luxembourg), VIETRRO (Vietnam), CDR (Colombia), COSOMA (Malawi), KOPIPOL (Poland), KOLAA (South Korea), GCA(Georgia)
Remarks about financial data
All the figures below are in Japanese Yen.
Total amount collected for all licensing
921 668 223.00
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
921 668 223.00
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
883 684 403.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
37 983 820.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
698 188 038.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
162 374 119.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
535 813 919.00
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