RIGHTS TRADING BETWEEN DIGITAL CONTENT MARKET PLAYERS
Rights trading is the basis for creating products mixing text, images and sound.
The effectiveness and efficiency of the multimedia rights clearance have a strong
and direct impact on the functioning of the content industries. The integration
and interoperation of distributed specialised clearance services at European
level has been object of attention under INFO2000 through feasibility studies,
prototype, standards and pilot system development.
Further support is needed within the framework of the eContent programme to
arrive at a consistent European rights clearance approach taking account of the
current legal framework and its further development. The clearance function is
expected to remain a fundamental function in a quickly evolving environment of
changing business, legal, enforcement, financial and informational models
supporting this fundamental function.
Multimedia rights clearance projects under