It's All about Rights

Dru Zuretti (Copyright Clearance Center), Skott Klebe (Copyright Clearance Center)
Workshop New York West
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Traditional copyright law, much of which dates to the advent of the printing press, is constantly being put to the test as people find new ways to use and re-use existing creative content. Publishing itself is changing right now, all around us, and the change for book publishing to e-content, for example, will be as significant as the web was for news publishers. It’s all about rights, and, if it is all about rights, then it is all about copyright.

Copyright Clearance Center, the world’s leading provider of copyright licensing solutions, will instruct participants about copyright and its nuances as well as discuss pertinent and timely questions such as;

•Are new media tools creating new problems or opportunities for publishers, authors and other creators?

•What are the complexities of monetizing content?

•How is book publishing changed by the digitization of content?

•Where do publishers and authors go to gather rights and permissions for the re-use of content?

The future of digital content in publishing is dependent on finding the delicate balance between what is legal, what is logical and what is right. It’s all about rights.

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Dru Zuretti

Copyright Clearance Center

Dru Zuretti has been with Copyright Clearance Center since December of
1997, and has served in a variety of customer facing roles, including
management of the Customer Relations Group. In her current position,
Dru travels extensively throughout the United States, and visits many
college and university campuses, businesses, consortia and
corporations, at their request. She also has been a presenter on
copyright issues for a variety of national conferences including the
National Association of College Stores (NACS) at ConTEXT and CAMEX,
the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference, the Special
Library Association (SLA) Annual Conference, Big Ten Printing and
Copyright Conference, Print Image International, the Association of
College and University Printers, Society of Technical Communication
(STC), and Text & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Dru is a member
of the National Speakers Association and has a Master of Education
degree from Cambridge College.

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Skott Klebe

Copyright Clearance Center

Skott Klebe has worked in copyright and licensing technology for more than fifteen years. He was the architect of RightsLink, Copyright Clearance Center’s point-of-content licensing system, and is the inventor on several patents in the fields content and licensing.

  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Aptara
  • Bowker
  • Connotate
  • HP
  • Jouve North America
  • LibreDigital
  • Malloy
  • MarkLogic
  • Random House, Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Baker & Taylor
  • The BookMasters Group
  • Constellation
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Mashery
  • Silverchair
  • Wolfram
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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