Managing the intellectual property rights and data protection rights associated with objects, reproductions and information.

Rights management - scope


Copyright is the commonest of the ‘intellectual property rights’ you may need to deal with, but there are others (including publication rights, trademarks, patents and designs). You can also use this procedure to manage the data protection rights that may be associated with photographs of living people in some circumstances. Owning something does not automatically […]

Rights management - suggested procedure


This suggested procedure shows how you might meet the Spectrum standard for Rights management. It is presented in two formats: text and workflow diagram. They are meant to be starting points for you to adapt to the needs of your own museum.