Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.
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Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a decision that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain.
Vinutha Mallya recaps the highlights of GLOBALOCAL 2014, the ‘forum for content’ organized by the German Book Office, New Delhi and the Frankfurt Book Fair.
We look at what would the proposed introduction of fair use to Australian copyright law mean for publishers, and why is it attracting international attention.
2013 was a good year for Urdu publishing, with several notable titles hitting bookstores, but unlicensed reprinting of copyright protected works persists.
K-12 common core standards for US education are likely to create opportunities and increase demand for high quality nonfiction material, writes Roy Kaufman of CCC.
A report from the University of Illinois shows that copyright laws have squashed the market for books from the middle of the 20th century.
The Faulkner estate sued Sony for copyright infringement in Woody Allen’s movie, Midnight in Paris, in which a character paraphrases a Faulkner quote. The judge dismissed the case citing fair use.
Luo Li, founder of Qidian, China’s largest online literature site, has been arrested and accused of selling copyrights to Tencent, which itself plans to launch a competing site.