‘A massively distributed fight for attention’ rages in the marketplace, delegates to Germany’s Publishers’ Forum are told. Is consumer service the strategy?
From Standard Digital: ‘Piracy discourages authors who want to make a contribution to society,’ says Kenya Publishers Association chief David Waweru.
‘Nothing has allayed the concerns’ of copyright-watchers in publishing, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy. 2017 is fraught with hot spots.
As more publishers look to rights and licensing for revenue, London Book Fair’s long-running Introduction to Rights program takes on new value.
The United Arab Emirates launches project to establish a Reproduction Rights Organization at a special forum in Sharjah led by Bodour Al Qasimi.
Amid concern for the impact on publishers, Germany’s collective management organizations must recoup copyright revenues distributed between 2012 and 2015.
Rights today ‘are much more stringently controlled than in the past,’ says Klopotek’s David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair.
The London Book Fair announces a debate on fair use and copyright. And BookExpo announces Stephen King will speak at the Author Breakfast.
In a quick overview of rights management issues publishers should think about, consultant Bill Rosenblatt looks at a publishers’ handling of content.
A market with few reliable statistics, Pakistan’s literary leaders work in Western publishing markets and its main play at home is in textbooks.