Gamescon Cologne and the Frankfurt Book Fair invited rights pros from book publishing, video games and others to meet and discuss rights and licensing.
In advance of the Beijing Book Fair, Michael Healy of CCC and Tom Chalmers of IPR License discuss the developing rights and licensing scene in China.
Online writing platform Wattpad is licensing and syndicating its users’ stories for print, film and TV as a form of promotion and revenue generation.
Your backlist content is a goldmine of licensing revenue. Michael Healy offers three tips for publishers to increase their revenue from permissions.
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.