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SCA IPR Toolkit


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An overview of the Strategic Content Alliance IPR Toolkit development, including the first UK Orphan Works Survey with the Collections Trust. This overview looks at the challenges and opportunities in the field of IPR - which will be assisted through the development of an IPR Toolkit due for delivery in Q1 2009.

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SCA IPR Toolkit

  1. 1. The Strategic Content Alliance A presentation on the work of the SCA
  2. 2. The Strategic Content Alliance SCA IPR Work Naomi Korn SCA IPR Consultant
  3. 3. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>The Objectives of the SCA IPR Consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>November 2007 - end of March 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Led by Naomi Korn and Professor Charles Oppenheim </li></ul><ul><li>Key objective – explore opportunities and obstacles presented by Intellectual Property Rights and licensing within the context of building a content framework </li></ul><ul><li>Main areas of work: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best practices and draft policy development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Studies and Use Cases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lobbying and advocacy </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Opportunities and Challenges: Public Sector Organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Vast range of organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Different governance structures </li></ul><ul><li>Different funding arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Using different business models to support core activities </li></ul><ul><li>Varying approaches to access </li></ul><ul><li>Range of staff and “non staff” </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Shared IPR Issues: The Law </li></ul><ul><li>Aim to create a balanced framework </li></ul><ul><li>However, very few exceptions for users of great benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Does not address issue of orphan works </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertainty regarding legislation in force </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 engagement and associated issues not covered </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimately, law restricts flow of content </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Strategic Content Alliance | Slide June 7, 2009 Opportunities and Challenges: The Content
  7. 7. The Strategic Content Alliance | Slide June 7, 2009 Opportunities and Challenges: The Flow of Content
  8. 8. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Outputs: IPR Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>BACKGROUND PAPERS </li></ul><ul><li>1.1 Briefing Paper on Creative Commons Licences </li></ul><ul><li>1.2 IPR and Web2.0 Factsheet </li></ul><ul><li>1.3 IPR and Legal Issues Factsheet </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 FAQs </li></ul><ul><li>POLICY RELATED PAPERS </li></ul><ul><li>2.1 Draft Institutional IPR Policy Statements </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 IPR Licensing Blue Print for Funding Bodies and Recipients of Funding </li></ul><ul><li>PRACTICAL TOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>3.1 Getting Permissions Paper </li></ul><ul><li>3.2 IPR Risk Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>3.3 Rights Management </li></ul><ul><li>3.4 Terminology Toolkit Paper </li></ul><ul><li>3.5 Top Tips for Issuing Licences </li></ul><ul><li>3.6 Top Tips for Requesting Licences </li></ul><ul><li>3.7 IPR Model Consent Form </li></ul><ul><li>3.8 IPR Model Licence </li></ul><ul><li>3.9 Template Email Permission Form </li></ul><ul><li>3.10 Template Permissions Letter </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>In From the Cold: Survey of Orphan Works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCA/Collections Trust joint initiative to assess the impact of ‘orphan works' (works for which the copyright owner is unknown or cannot be traced) on the delivery of services to the public. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As part of the work, online survey to allow cultural heritage, education, health and other public service organizations to register how the issue affects their own service provision. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first research of its kind into the extent of orphan works across the UK and Europe, the survey received 503 responses from the collections across the United Kingdom and overseas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Russian Federation, Sweden, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The survey is the first stage in a wider project to tackle the issue of orphan works. Further work will be undertaken over the coming months, including the publication of case studies providing detailed examples of impact of orphan works on the provision of access to public sector content. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. In from the cold: Top line [uncorroborated] results OVERALL (503) Museum (143) Library (101) Archive (61) Gallery (21) Education sector (90) Health Sector (24) Average number of works in collection 50,000 to 100,000 works 10,000 to 25,000 works 100,000 to 500,000 works 500,000 to 1 million works 5,000 to 10,000 works 50,000 to 100,000 works 1,000 to 5,000 works Proportion of organisations affected by orphan works 89% 95% 88% 93% 96% 91% 58% Average proportion of works that are orphans 5% to 10% 5% to 10% 5% to 10% 21% to 30% 5% to 10% 5% to 10% Less than 5%
  11. 11. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Web2Rights </li></ul>
  12. 12. Web2Rights
  13. 13. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation tools for IPR Toolkit, including charts and flowcharts to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure that toolkit is used and usable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Becomes part of project management and best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides various entry points for users with different skills and needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Repurposing of Web2Rights outputs, (IPR and other legal issues) </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding of IPR animation within toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Case studies and modeling (part of additional research work) </li></ul><ul><li>Testing and dissemination activities </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Strategic Content Alliance <ul><li>Thank you for listening </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions or comments? </li></ul><ul><li>For further information please contact us at….. </li></ul><ul><li>Naomi Korn </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Content Alliance, IPR Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>That’s all folks!