Does seeking rights and permissions look like a knotty legal problem to you?
In today’s digital age, seeking a facile answer to this complex question is important for publishers like you as the story of paying millions of dollars in legal fees is a common one if the copyright laws are not complied with.
Our Pool of Services
Manuscript permission assessment
Involves a preliminary assessment of the manuscript for third-party content and then determine if the third-party material requires permission .
License evaluation and relicensing
Evaluate license received for previous editions and advise on relicensing requirement for the current edition; if required, we will initiate the relicensing process
Research for creative and cost-effective images
Research for photos with acknowledged vendors to ensure photo meets not only the content requirements but is also aesthetic to the layout, is within the budget approved, and allows maximum usage (royalty free), which is turned around in a timely manner
Acquisition and management of rights for text and other assets
The process of sending requests to copyright holders for text, photos, and rich media assets, get quotes, negotiate on the fee and get approval, request invoice, and update the client RM system with details for future retrieval
Our Technology Suite
• Independent practice heads for text and images with combined team experience of over 50+ years
• Trained specialists with up-to-date knowledge on global copyright laws
• Rights management for world languages
• Experience in negotiating with copyright holders for fees and rights
• Dual shore delivery capability for optimized cost