Font Management Archives -

Manage This

The Extensis Community Blog


Category: Font Management

Be a Font Librarian Master – Organize Your Font Library!

Monday March 12th, 2018 by Jim Kidwell

Set up your font library or clean up your current collection – Part 1 Font. Typeface. Art. Whatever you may call it, fonts can be used in a variety of ways; often as the backbone of any good campaign or design. There are also so many of them which makes […]

Read more

Risks of Ignoring Font Compliance: Public Image Degradation

Monday March 5th, 2018 by Jim Kidwell

At first blush, font licensing can be more complex than necessary. So complex that some may choose to avoid paying attention to license details. We’ve shown in many other blog posts that font licensing missteps can cause legal issues with real financial repercussions: Cher Faces Legal Troubles from Typography on […]

Read more

Assess your legal risk from font misuse and abuse

Monday March 5th, 2018 by Jim Kidwell

Fonts are seemingly innocuous pieces of software, but when treated improperly can cause big problems for you, your team, and even your entire company. Volvo sued for $1.5 Million In June 2017, Volvo was sued by Berthold for font copyright violation. Volvo is being accused of extending the typeface options […]

Read more

FIVE Font Distribution Best Practices That Save you Time, Money, and Stress

Friday February 23rd, 2018 by Jim Kidwell

Learn font distribution best practices so you don’t get caught in a font licensing conundrum Think of font distribution as a process. Not only does it keep your fonts organized and efficiently distributed, it also helps you maintain the appropriate number of font licenses by helping track which fonts are authorized, […]

Read more

Top Five Ways to Avoid Font Copyright Lawsuits

Thursday February 22nd, 2018 by Jim Kidwell

It seems easy. Just download a font and use it, right? Well, not necessarily. It is easy to quickly download a font and utilize it without giving the process much thought, but that’s the problem. Forgetting or not understanding user license agreements or utilizing fonts incorrectly can lead to font […]

Read more