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  • Will acknowledge the rest of the team.
  • Owning work vs. owning rightsMultiple layers:Often more than one type of copyrightOther types of IPOther legal issues, (Data Protection; obscenity etc etc)More than one rights holderComplexity in clearing rightsCost and time implications
  • Projects are likely to comprise of mosaic of rightsSome owned by youSome owned by project partnersSome owned by third parties (known)Some owned by third parties (unknown)
  • Originally an internal toolAvailable as an A2 wall chartLinks to all resourcesOne route through the resources
  • OER IPR Support

    1. 1. CreativeCommonsUK Good Practice in Rights Clearance and Licensing Naomi Korn IP Consultant 28/01/2015 1www.web2rights.org.uk
    2. 2. CreativeCommonsUK Licence to Use This presentation and its contents, apart from the Microsoft Clip Art images and logo, has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 2.0 UK: England and Wales Licence
    3. 3. CreativeCommonsUK
    4. 4. CreativeCommonsUK Layers of Rights: Layers of Issues Microsoft clip art
    5. 5. CreativeCommonsUK A Mosaic of Rights Microsoft clip art
    6. 6. CreativeCommonsUK 28/01/2015 www.web2rights.org.uk 6 - Final Version
    7. 7. CreativeCommonsUK Role of Licences • Licences are tools to facilitate IP transactions • i.e. get permissions • Many different types of licences (transactional, open, blanket etc) • Licences in (permissions granted from third party) • Licences out (permissions granted to third party) • Even CC licensed stuff may not be compatible with other CC licensed stuff
    8. 8. CreativeCommonsUK Compatibility of licences in/out www.web2rights.org.uk28/01/2015 8
    9. 9. CreativeCommonsUK
    10. 10. CreativeCommonsUK • IPR as part of project planning – Understanding your uses and those of your end users – Identifying rights requiring clearance – Tracing rights holders – Getting permission • Horses for courses • Make it easy for rights holders to consent • Level playing field: rights in and rights out • Cover your funding bodies! – Rights Management – Due Diligence – Risk Management • Earmark human and financial resources • Time management • BUT – Orphan Works as disruption to rights clearance strategy Developing Rights Clearance Strategies
    11. 11. CreativeCommonsUK • Legal risks • Loss of trust • Creating dysfunctional relationships – Rights holders – Funding bodies – Staff in your own organisation – Members of consortium • Not leading by example Risks of Not Clearing Rights
    12. 12. CreativeCommonsUK • Still a risk – whose risk and how prepared are they? • Legal risks are not the only ones! • Risk management and Due Diligence • Important factors: • Nature of rights holders • Understanding rights holders remedies • Nature of use • Reputation of user • Extent of audience • Communication to the Public • How quickly and in what ways can the situation be remedied? Risk Management
    13. 13. CreativeCommonsUK Top Tips • Ideally OER should be reusable and repurposable • You can’t license out if you haven’t enough permissions: licences in and out need to be compatible! • Give yourselves plenty of time • Layers of rights • Be flexible and remember you can embed individual pieces of content with diff. CC licences • Contact IPR Support Project for Help
    14. 14. CreativeCommonsUK Microsoft clip art Give Yourselves Enough
    15. 15. CreativeCommonsUK • OER IPR Support www.web2rights.com/OERIPRSupport • SCA IPR Toolkit http//sca.jiscinvolve.org • Web2Rights www.web2rights.org.uk • WATCH http://tyler.hrc.utexas.edu/ • Bridgeman Art Library www.bridgeman.co.uk • DACS www.dacs.org.uk Useful Resources
    16. 16. CreativeCommonsUK Contacting Us • For Advice, Support and Access to Resources www.jisclegal.ac.uk/OERIPRSupport • For general information about us and our project; alex@web2rights.com
    17. 17. CreativeCommonsUK Thank You! Naomi Korn naomi@naomikorn.com