Multinational Copyright License Permission Grid

License Coverage

The license allows users to lawfully re-use content across borders in several ways:

Permission License Coverage
Share digital or printed content internally with co-workers via e-mail, intranet, posting, PDF or fax. Included
Save to corporate-owned drive or network drive. Included
Store articles for records, projects and/or publication literature databases. Included
Photocopy from a newspaper, magazine, book, journal, research report, or other published material Included
Share digital content internally via collaboration applications such as IBM Notes or MS SharePoint. Included
Share photocopied content internally with co-workers. Included
Scan printed work into digital form when an electronic version of the work is not readily available. Included
Print out web-based or other digital content onto paper or overhead slides. Included
Use published content (including e-books and blogs) in a slide presentation or CD-ROM to an internal audience. Included
Provide a single, responsive digital or print copy of an article to a customer or prospect upon request. Included
Submit photocopied and digial copies of articles to government agencies for regulatory filings. Included


The Multinational Copyright License is generally intended to permit distribution of articles on a periodic, non-systematic basis to other people within an organization. It is not meant to replace subscriptions that you or other people in the organization need in the ordinary context of your work. The license also does not cover the external display of copies on mobile devices as part of the user’s systematic sales or marketing activities.