Cision Signs Multi-Year Deal with Copyright Clearance Center

Leading Global Provider of Public Relations Software and Services Adopts CCC s Annual Copyright License

DANVERS, Mass., June 21, 2012   Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing solutions, announces a multi-year deal with Cision, making its Annual Copyright License available to the leading provider of PR software, services and tools for the marketing and PR industry.

 We are pleased to simplify the licensing process for Cision, making it easier for their employees to respect the rights of copyright holders. 

Recognizing the importance of copyright compliance, the Annual Copyright License allows Cision employees to share content from millions of journals, blogs, newspapers and ebooks and exchange information with each other through email, hard copies and collaboration tools.

 Rights licensing can be complex,  said Peter Granat, CEO, Cision North America.  Now we can rely on CCC solutions to make licensing work more efficiently and cost-effectively for us. 

 CCC s licensing solutions give employees the freedom they need to collaborate and share valuable information,  said Miles McNamee, VP, Licensing and Business Development, CCC.  We are pleased to simplify the licensing process for Cision, making it easier for their employees to respect the rights of copyright holders. 

The Annual Copyright License provides employees at more than 35,000 businesses in 180 countries the freedom to share content with each other while ensuring that copyright holders and creators are compensated for the use of their works.

About Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the rights licensing experts, is a global rights broker for the world s most sought-after materials, including in-print and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, images, blogs and ebooks. Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the licensing of content that lets businesses and academic institutions quickly get permission to use copyright-protected materials, while compensating publishers and content creators for the use of their works. For more information, visit

About Cision
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, or follow @Cision on Twitter.