October 03, 2014 13:19 ET

FADEL Joins the International Press Telecommunications Council to Help Drive Standards

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2014) - FADEL, creators of enterprise-class Intellectual Property Rights and Royalty Management software, today announced that it has joined the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) as an Associate Member to help promote and contribute to new standards around content collaboration.

"As a provider of software solutions designed to help organizations in the media industry efficiently share their content while also protecting, managing and tracking its usage rights, FADEL's mission is to enable easy and accurate content sharing," said Tarek Fadel, CEO of FADEL. "Standards are central to that mission, particularly as IP and its usage grow in complexity, and we are excited to take an active role in driving those standards forward." 

"We are pleased to welcome FADEL -- an important service provider to the publishing industry -- to IPTC. Their active participation will help to disseminate global standards and bring them to users," said Michael Steidl, Managing Director of the IPTC.

FADEL is a provider of enterprise-class Intellectual Property Rights and Royalty Management software for Media, Entertainment, Publishing and High Tech. Built on a robust and adaptable architecture, the FADEL Intellectual Property Management (IPM) Suite has been recognized for its end-to-end capabilities across the IP licensing lifecycle -- from negotiation to payment. The trusted authority for the tracking and monetization of intellectual property usage, FADEL enables businesses to verify, capture and manage rights and royalties for their IP assets through its portfolio of software and expert services. For more information, visit

About IPTC
The IPTC, based in London, brings together the world's leading news agencies, publishers and industry vendors. It develops and promotes efficient technical standards to improve the management and exchange of information between content providers, intermediaries and consumers. The standards enable easy, cost-effective and rapid innovation and include the Photo Metadata standard, the news exchange formats NewsML-G2, SportsML-G2 and NITF, rNews for marking up online news, the rights expression language RightsML, and NewsCodes taxonomies for categorizing news. Visit the web site or follow @IPTC on Twitter.

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