As a management business operator under the Law on Management Business of Copyright and Neighboring rights, the Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance (JAACC) manages and administers intellectual property and deals with copyrights on behalf of academic organizations and, through bilateral agreements, foreign countries.
From the standpoints of both copyright holders and users, JAACC promotes enlightenment activities on the rights and liabilities concerning copyrights and positively deals with the collective treatment of copyrights, such as wide use of academic treatises and treatment and facilitation of copyrights with foreign countries under bilateral agreements with foreign RROs.
Moreover, as a member of IFRRO, JAACC positively develops activities also in international scenes concerning the protection and smooth use of copyrights.
Japan Academic Association for Copyright Clearance
Yutaka NOMA, Executive Director