Articles by Clare Painter:
Handling permission requests for your copyright material
Monday, 10th April 2017
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?
Monday, 16th January 2017
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
Thursday, 13th October 2016
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
Tuesday, 5th July 2016
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?
Friday, 18th March 2016
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
Monday, 7th December 2015
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?
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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
Wednesday, 24th December 2014
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
Monday, 22nd December 2014
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.