1952 Founded Bureau des Copyrights Francais – BCF, in Tokyo.
1958 BCF contracted with SPADEM, France, and started the copyright management works together with the foreign societies represented by the SPADEM.
1992 Societe Pour la Protection des Droits Artistiques – SPDA, was founded, and copyright management for artistic works has been succeeded from BCF to SPDA.
2002 SPDA got the status of Intermediary Corporation by the change of the law.
2009 SPDA got the status of General Incorporated Foundation.
2009 SPDA was registered as the copyright management organization by the Japanese Agency of Culture with the number of 02017.
2012 Japanese Society for Protecting Artists’ Rights – JASPAR was founded, and registered by the Japanese Agency of Culture with the number of 12001.