Roy Kaufman from Copyright Clearance Center reviews why and what is text-mined, and the opportunities for societies and publishers.


Speaker bio

Photo - Roy KaufmanRoy Kaufman is Copyright Clearance Center’s Managing Director of New Ventures and is responsible for expanding service capabilities as CCC moves into new markets and services.  Prior to CCC, Roy served as Legal Director, Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.  He is a member of, among other things, the Bar of the State of New York, the Copyright and Legal Affairs Committee of the International Association of Scientific Technical and Medical Publishers and the UK’s Gold Open Access Infrastructure Program.  He was the founding corporate Secretary of CrossRef, and formerly chaired its legal working group.  He has lectured extensively on the subjects of copyright, licensing, open access, text/data mining, new media, artists’ rights, and art law.  Roy is Editor-in-Chief of Art Law Handbook: From Antiquities to the Internet, and author of two books on publishing contract law. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and Columbia Law School.

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