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Rights on the Money: Publishers Need to Fully Monetize (and Protect) Their IP

Randy Petway

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.

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China’s Tencent Literature Focused on Exploiting IP

Tencent Literature spin off products

In China, the powerhouse Tencent Literature mines its own IP for rights and licensing deals, while expanding this IP through acquisitions and partnerships.

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CCC on Rights and Licensing for Open Access Publishing

Christopher Kenneally

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.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Hellie Ogden, Janklow & Nesbit (UK)

Hellie Ogden

Hellie Ogden of Janklow & Nesbit talks with Publishing Perspectives about some of her recent deals and opportunities she believes show promise for authors.

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Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.

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Download Publishing Perspectives’ London Book Fair Magazine

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Download our London Book Fair magazine on Rights and Licensing, which includes literary agent Q&As, global licensing trends, and perspectives from international companies.

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From Page to Stage: The UK’s Theatrical Licensing Boom

Perfect Murder

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.

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University Presses Seize Opportunity to Sell Foreign Rights

Staff of the University Press of Colorado, circa 2008. Darrin Pratt, director, is pictured bottom right.

IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

china shanghai childrens book fair

Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.

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Licensing to the Arab World Poses Unique Opportunities

middle east globe

Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.

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