Clare Painter is a publishing consultant specialising in practical copyright compliance and digital licensing.
Together with her team at Clare Painter Associates Ltd, she helps organisations to manage copyright and third party licences, especially where licences need to be both effective and practical. Often this means running a copyright audit to check compliance and streamline licensing processes.
Clare acts as copyright and permissions consultant at Oxford University Press Journals, and associate at award-winning licensing agency Attwooll Associates. Consultancy/training includes The Case Centre (ECCH), Emerald, IMD, Publishing Technology Beijing, Publishing Training Centre, Taylor & Francis, UNESCO. Clare publishes free copyright and licensing tips at http://clarepainterassociates.com and you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Articles by Clare Painter:
Negotiating copyright fees
With digital technology, it's easier than ever to reuse content but it's important to get permission when doing so. In this article, copyright expert Clare Painter explains how to factor in the cost of copyright licences when planning a new project and how to structure questions for the rights holder, to ensure these costs are kept under control.
Handling permission requests for your copyright material
Copyright expert Clare Painter explains how to handle requests to use your copyright material and highlights pitfalls that could arise from incorrect specification of licences or poor recordkeeping.
How does copyright apply to tables, charts and other figures?
You've seen a photograph, chart, map or diagram and would like to make some small or significant alterations or even to redraw it to use it in your own publications. Where do you stand from a copyright perspective? Expert Clare Painter explains the legal stance.
Linking to copyright content
You may think if you link to someone else's content rather than copy it that you're doing all you should as regards copyright, but that's not the case, as expert Clare Painter explains.
Researching images and other copyright material online
It's tempting to dive into using illustrations, photographs, figures and charts found online but will you be copyright compliant? Expert Clare Painter outlines the steps needed to ensure you're staying the right side of copyright law.
Is Your Copyright Content Sufficiently Protected?
Keeping track of who owns content copyright and whether someone is breaching that copyright is increasingly tricky in an era where new content is created and uploaded online in the blink of an eye. Copyright expert Clare Painter provides practical guidance to make sure you have the right policies in place - and explains what to do if things go wrong.
Re-Using Content which Carries a Creative Commons Licence
Copyright compliance expert Clare Painter provides guidance on the various types of Creative Commons (CC) licences and the points to consider when choosing to use material under the various licences, from the best-known CC BY licence to some of the most restrictive such as the Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives CC BY-NC-ND where commercial use and adaptations are prohibited.
How Much Will it Cost to Use Someone Else's Copyright Content?
Whether or not we have permission to use someone else's content - and how to get that permission is a question many of us are struggling with. Copyright expert Clare Painter provides some pointers on rights and licensing.
Copyright Risk - Why It Matters and What To Look Out For
Clare Painter describes why it is important to address copyright issues and manage the risks that can come from redistributing content within your organisation or online across the world. She outlines key factors you need to take into account when sourcing and selecting copyright material, and looks at how you can use high-quality content whilst reducing copyright risk.
Copyright and Issues of Redistribution in an Increasingly Connected World
What can you legally redistribute, and what does copyright law say about new technology and user-generated content? Does it make a difference whether I share content with my colleagues on the intranet, or make it public on the website? This article describes some of the copyright issues that can arise when organisations produce, share, copy and link to content from a variety of sources. Clare Painter outlines what you need to consider when selecting content and redistributing both internally with your colleagues, and externally with clients and on your website.
This Research Focus provides in-depth research, benchmarking and expert articles on the many configurations of information expertise. (July - September 2017).
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