Company Overview

Acquired by Digimarc
October 1, 2005
Jim Brock, Jim Pitkow
San Mateo, CA
SEO, Software

Attributor provides digital content protection solutions for the publishing industry.



Attributor is the leading provider of digital content protection solutions for the publishing industry. Attributor offers products that enable publishers to identify and verify copy infringement, enforce authorized use, analyze market demand and monetize digital content.

Attributor's system crawls tens to hundreds of millions of pages on the Internet daily and verifies whether it is authorized reuse. When Attributor finds a use that is not permitted, the hosting site is alerted and receives a range of options depending on the publisher and author, including a request to swap for authorized content, a licensing request, or a DMCA takedown notice.

Attributor can digitally fingerprint each piece of content to uniquely identify the content based on its essential features. Each content owner can define permitted use of their original content, such as how much can be copied, what kind of attribution is required and... See More

Current Team (2)


Products (2)


Funding Rounds (4) - $25.20M


Investors (7)

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    Draper Richards

    Draper Richards is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage technology companies.
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    Sigma Partners

    Sigma Partners is a venture capital firm, founded in 1984, that has invested in over a hundred..
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    Selby Venture Partners

    Venture Capital Firm
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    First Round Capital

    First Round Capital is a venture capital firm that primarily makes early round investments.
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    Amicus Capital

    Amicus Capital was founded in 1998 by Bob Zipp and Jim Brock, and focuses on a wide range of..
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    SV Angel

    SV Angel is the micro VC firm located in Silicon Valley and founded by angel investors, Ron Conway..
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    Jafco Ventures

    JAFCO Ventures is an independent venture capital firm investing in emerging technology companies..

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    119 South B Street

    Suite A

    San Mateo, CA 94401


Images (1)

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