A call for Canada’s government to conduct a fact-based review of its disastrous Copyright Moderization Act. Editorial by Nicole Saint-Jean, President, Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL)
With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada’s review of copyright changes may be welcome next year.
In a series of discussions, the Publishing Perspectives Talks bring industry leaders to Frankfurt’s Business Club on key issues of global book publishing today
‘Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,’ writes Michael Healy ahead of a session at Frankfurt Book Fair.
‘You have to pay for access to educational content,’ says Copibec’s Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children’s books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
‘Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for’ is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle.
Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
Can changes to copyright in places like Germany or Canada threaten your business? In order to protect their revenue, publishers need to know about copyright battles being fought around the world.
‘How can we all work together to ensure our rights and incomes are not further eroded?’ The question seems to become more urgent daily as copyright protections face mounting pressures.