Copyright Clearance Center and Squire Sanders & Dempsey Announce New Copyright Licensing Relationship and Resolve Outstanding Claims
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Copyright Clearance Center and Squire Sanders & Dempsey Announce New Copyright Licensing Relationship and Resolve Outstanding Claims

Copyright Clearance Center Coordinates Settlement Agreement With Major Ohio Law Firm

DANVERS, Mass., December 6, 2004—Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. and Squire Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., an international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in the United States, announced today a new licensing relationship and a resolution of outstanding claims. The licensing relationship will facilitate the internal distribution of key materials for Squire Sanders. Copyright Clearance Center negotiated this resolution on behalf of major publishers of business, law and professional materials, as well as other participating publishers.

“In today’s information-intensive world, employees use an increasing volume of copyrighted content and law firms, as all businesses, need to be vigilant about using this content lawfully,” stated Robert S. Weiner, senior vice president at Copyright Clearance Center. “With millions of rights available for license, Copyright Clearance Center provides organizations of all types with the most convenient, cost-effective solutions to their copyright compliance needs.”

“Respect for copyright lies at the heart of our business,” continued Weiner. “We are pleased that going forward Squire Sanders will be using Copyright Clearance Center ’s compliance solutions to help ensure its employees are sharing and distributing information lawfully.”

“Although we have always been a significant direct customer of publishers and have hundreds of individual paper and electronic subscriptions, Copyright Clearance Center’s annual license provides an important bridge to cover any gaps in the various subscription agreements and enables us to efficiently and safely copy and share information from these publications within our firm,” said a Squire Sanders spokesperson.

Copyright Clearance Center is the world’s leader in providing text copyright licensing and compliance solutions. Copyright Clearance Center is a not-for-profit organization that helps law firms, corporations, academic institutions, copy shops, print centers and other users of copyrighted materials comply with copyright law through its range of licensing solutions. Royalties collected are distributed to the many thousands of publishers, authors or other copyright owners who have engaged Copyright Clearance Center as their rights management agent.

About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.

Copyright Clearance Center is the world’s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions for the information content industry. A trusted intermediary between copyright holders and content users, the company facilitates the exchange of reuse rights and royalties through a wide range of licensing services. Copyright Clearance Center manages the rights to millions of works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators. The company’s streamlined, convenient compliance solutions enable more than 10,000 corporations and subsidiaries, including nearly all of the Fortune 100, and thousands of government agencies, law firms, document suppliers, libraries, academic institutions, copy shops and bookstores to respect the rights of copyright holders and lawfully reuse the copyright-protected information they need to drive their business. Founded in 1978, Copyright Clearance Center is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts. For more information, visit copyright.com.


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