Copyright Contract Services

If you want to identify a Japanese author and get consent from him/her to use his/her work, if you want to enter into a License Agreement with a prospective licensee about using your work in Japan, or if you want to enter into an Assignment Agreement with a prospective purchaser or seller about transferring a certain copyright in Japan, please check here!

What are Copyright Contract Services?

If you want to identify a Japanese author and get consent from him/her to use his/her work, 
KCA will do the following research for you; making inquires to official and/or private organizations (e.g. national and administrative bodies, copyright management associations, academic societies, parties concerned, etc.), collecting necessary information and/or facts for your request, and giving a report about feasibility of your plan.

If you want to enter into a License Agreement with a prospective licensee about using your work in Japan,
or
If you want to enter into an Assignment Agreement with a prospective purchaser or seller about transferring a certain copyright in Japan,
in a case where the concerned parties (your prospective business partners) involved in the said contract are identified, KCA will conduct business negotiations on your behalf with them for reaching an agreement.  In addition, if necessary, by your request, KCA will draw up a contract relating to the said agreement in Japanese and/or English.
[Note]
It is advisable for you to explore possibilities of a registration of transfer of copyright(s) when you are involved in assignment of copyright(s) in Japan.  Check here; Copyright Registration

About Fees (Service Charges) and more information

In general, the following fees are required for Copyright Contract Services.
[Note] Currency: Japanese yen

Basic Research Fees : 7,000 per hour

The term ‘Basic Research Fees’ means the charges for the following basic research that KCA does for you; making inquires to official and/or private organizations (e.g. national and administrative bodies, copyright management associations, academic societies, parties concerned, etc.), collecting necessary information and/or facts for your request, and giving a report about feasibility of your plan.

Negotiations Fees : 7,000 per hour

The term ‘Negotiations Fees’ means the charges for business negotiations relating to copyright contract.  In a case where the concerned parties involved in the said contract are identified, KCA will conduct business negotiations on your behalf with them for reaching an agreement.

Fees for Drawing up a Contract : 30.000 ~

The term ‘Fees for Drawing up a Contract’ means the charges for drawing up a contract relating to copyright such as a License Agreement or an Agreement on Assignment of Copyright, etc.  KCA will draft such a contract in Japanese and/or English in view of the risk management.

Miscellaneous Expenses

The term ‘Miscellaneous Expenses’ includes, among others, postal expenses and traveling expenses.

First of all, please write us your request by e-mail.

 willwaylegal@ar.wakwak.com

We will make a quick response (by e-mail) by giving USEFUL ADVICE for your request as well as an ESTIMATE for services KCA provides for you.
When you are willing to accept the terms and conditions of our services, please remit the amount (Japanese yen) of the estimate by SENDING SERVICES of WESTERN UNION to the name and address which are designated in the said estimate.
The moment we make sure that the SENDING SERVICES of WESTERN UNION are available, we will take quick action for your request.
For more information or inquiries, please feel free to contact us at the preceding mail address.




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