Copyright Clearance Center Aims To Make Licensing Seamless With Pubget Purchase

Jan 09, 2012

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) purchased Pubget, Inc., a solutions provider focused on content acquisition and analysis through search, retrieval, and browse capabilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Pubget founder Ramy Arnaout will join CCC as a senior advisor. Co-founders Ryan Jones and Ian Connor will remain as senior leaders in the Pubget organization responsible for business development and engineering, respectively. Pubget's offices will remain in Boston.

CCC also named Emily Sheahan as general manager and executive director; Sheahan was formerly the group publisher at HCPro, Inc. Pubget's solutions aim to make research more efficient by simplifying the process of finding, managing, and analyzing information. According to a statement, Pubget served more than 5 million researchers and 500 research centers in 2011 alone. The company was founded in 2007.