SOUTH HADLEY, MA – A Rights Registry combined with clear and streamlined rights agreements would help fuel future growth for the publishing industry, argued MetaComet Systems’ President David Marlin, in a piece featured prominently by Publishers Weekly today. A registry and rights standards would enable the widest possible dissemination of content while enabling publishers to keep pace with content delivery innovation. the industry needs it for the widest possible dissemination of content.
As the recognized industry expert in royalty software and rights and royalties management, MetaComet was encouraged to write the article for PW.
“I spend my days steeped in rights, royalties and the contracts that govern them, and this much is clear: publishers must plan new approaches to rights or risk future viability,” Marlin wrote. “Regardless of how the courts or the Justice Department treat the Google Book Settlement, the Book Rights Registry (BRR) will exist in some form; the industry needs it for the widest possible dissemination of content. A registry combined with clear and streamlined rights agreements would help publishers keep pace with content delivery innovations.”
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