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Copyright Clearance Center partners with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Press Release: Copyright Clearance Center [October 19, 2011]

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Abstract: Copyright Clearance Center partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel, the world’s largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe. ACC is offering its members with a simple, easy-to-use copyright solution – CCC’s Annual Copyright License – which makes it easy for employees to share content internally throughout the organization while respecting the rights of content creators.


Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing solutions, is partnering with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

Recognizing copyright compliance and risk management as important issues, ACC is offering its members with a simple, easy-to-use copyright solution – CCC's Annual Copyright License – which makes it easy for employees to share content internally throughout the organization while respecting the rights of content creators.

"In the daily rush to get things done, even well-intentioned employees may unknowingly share copyrighted material without permission," said Miles McNamee, Vice President of Licensing and Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center. "With the high volume of content being shared throughout the enterprise, it's important to mitigate the risk associated with copyright compliance."

"Businesses thrive on the exchange of information, from research and industry news to workforce trends and legislative reform," said Veta T. Richardson, ACC President and CEO. "Through its Annual Copyright License, CCC has made it easier for ACC members to lawfully share content."

About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the rights licensing experts, is a global rights broker for the world's most sought after materials, including in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, images, blogs and ebooks. Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the licensing of content that lets businesses and academic institutions quickly get permission to use copyright-protected materials, while compensating publishers and content creators for the use of their works. For more information, visit www.copyright.com.

About ACC

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe. ACC promotes the common interests of its members, provides resources to help save time, money and effort, contributes to their continuing education and provides a voice on issues of global importance. With more than 29,000 members in over 75 countries, employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel For more information, visit www.acc.com.

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:October 19, 2011
Publisher:Copyright Clearance Center
Company: Copyright Clearance Center
Record Number:16205
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-10-19 09:50:10