Licensing Copyrighted Content & Copyright Clearance Centre

Unnikrishnan G, Chandrashekara M

Abstract


Copyright is a form of legal protection given to content creators through the assignment of specific rights to works that qualify for protection. Copyright laws vary widely from country to country, making compliance a challenge especially when the organisation has employees located in various parts of the world. These challenges include the lawful use and sharing of content among employees within countries, in different countries and scattered among corporate subsidiaries. What’s more, copyright compliance at the global level is further complicated by the vast amount of easily accessible content found online. As the Reproduction Rights Organization for the US and a member of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organizations (IFRRO), CCC provides better licensing model at the global level.


Keywords


Copyright, Copyright Clearance Centre, CCC, Copyright licensing, Rights management, Intellectual Property Rights, IPR

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