*+-IPR License and agent Lucy Abrahams look at the Poland, one of Europe’s dynamic developing book markets, one with huge potential but also many challenges.
*+-At the Bologna Book Fair, toy company Mattel announced new plans to publish books and digital stories for Barbie, Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and others.
*+-Publishing Technology’s Randy Petway on the hazards of not knowing what rights you have, not protecting your intellectual property, and the financial benefits of mining the backlist.
*+-In China, the powerhouse Tencent Literature mines its own IP for rights and licensing deals, while expanding this IP through acquisitions and partnerships.
*+-When it comes to Open Access publishing, ‘If you are confused, then you are only beginning to understand the problem,’ says CCC’s Christopher Kenneally.
*+-Hellie Ogden of Janklow & Nesbit talks with Publishing Perspectives about some of her recent deals and opportunities she believes show promise for authors.
*+-The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.
*+-Download our London Book Fair magazine on Rights and Licensing, which includes literary agent Q&As, global licensing trends, and perspectives from international companies.
*+-Theater producers in the UK have scored several recent successes with stage adaptations of popular and award-winning books, and there’s a hunger for more.
*+-IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.