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RightsDirect, a European subsidiary of the Copyright Clearance Center, provides copyright licensing solutions to multinational corporations.

Through its own special programming within CCC’s podcast series, RightsDirect brings the voices of European and international experts to the ongoing conversation about publishing and copyright.

Publishing Gone Digital

Publishers face unique challenges in today’s digital environment, and nowhere more sharply than the efforts made to harmonize copyright on a global scale. From Geneva, RightsDirect’s Mitja Linss speaks to Jens Bammel, International Publishers Association (IPA) secretary general, about the evolution of publishing and the quest to find its value in the modern era.

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The Librarian in the Digital Age

In the latest edition of Copyright Worldwide, Ryan Jones, Senior Director at Copyright Clearance Center, offers insights on the changing role of the librarian in the digital age. With growing reliance among workers on “self-service” when it comes to their information needs, the librarian’s role is rapidly evolving, he tells RightDirect’s Mitja Linss. Indeed, Jones […]

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Serving Argentine Authors And Publishers

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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Licensing With CADRA

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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All About CADRA

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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Copyright to the Rescue!

As European economies struggle for financial footing at the opening of 2013, ministers in Brussels, London, Paris and Berlin see hope in the digital future. According to the European Commission, the digital economy in Europe is expected to grow seven times faster than overall EU GDP. Copyright Clearance Center’s podcast series turns to Europe for another […]

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BTB #320: From Germany, A Report on Copyright

With the Frankfurt Book Fair opening in a week, Mitja Linss of RightsDirect, the European subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center, turns his attention to the host country, Germany. To discuss that nation’s latest legal developments and new business models based on copyright licensing, Linss spoke recently with Christian Sprang, the head of legal affairs at […]

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Aktuelles zum Urheberrecht aus Deutschland

Mit der Eröffnung der Frankfurter Buchmesse in der kommenden Woche im Blick, hat Mitja Linss von RightsDirect, der europäischen Tochtergesellschaft des US-amerikanischen Copyright Clearance Center, den Fokus auf das Gastergeberland Deutschland gerichtet und mit Herrn Dr. Christian Sprang gesprochen, dem Leiter der Rechtsabteilung des Börsenvereins des deutschen Buchhandels, dem Dachverband von mehr als 5,500 deutschen […]

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BTB #306: Copyright on the Continent Update for July 2012

In Washington, the political stalemate continues – and with the November 2012 elections approaching fast, hopes dim of opening up the legislative logjam. Meanwhile in Europe, copyright law, at least, is seeing plenty of changes, with the prospects looming of a sweeping reform of collective rights management. Today, we turn our attention to Europe for […]

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BTB #287: In Europe, iPad May Mean iPay

Across Europe, magazine publishers have greeted the arrival of the Apple iPad with cheers. As media consumption of such tablets and other handheld devices grows in popularity, publishers see an opportunity to establish new business models for digital news and entertainment. Subscriptions and app purchases are among the ways magazines hope to engage readers and […]

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