Do Books Need a Warning Label to Ward Off Pirates?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In our lead story today about the IPA Copyright Symposium held in Abu Dhabi this past Sunday and Monday, Marybeth Peters, register of copyrights, Library of Congress in the United States said that public perception of copyright is eroding and that publishers need to “engage” readers so that “copyright is seen as a good thing” and “not …

Strengthening Copyright Protections in the Middle East

In Growth Markets by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka ABU DHABI: “Copyright is the legal principle that expresses society’s respect for authors and publishers, and protects the commercial interest in their creation,” said, Herman P. Spruijt, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), at the IPA Copyright Symposium which took place this past Sunday and Monday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. “It is at the …

Are Phones More Important than E-Readers to the Future of Publishing?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In today’s headline story Hannah Johnson reports back from this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain where a variety of new devices and display technologies were introduced. For publishers in the United States, the focus for the future of e-reading has been primarily on the larger format, dedicated e-readers such as the Amazon Kindle and Apple …

Bonus Material: Is Spain’s Piracy Complex Legit?

In Discussion by Emily Williams

By Emily Williams It’s accepted as common knowledge in Spain that the country has possibly the worst case of digital piracy in Europe and Spaniards may even be among the worst offenders in the world.  Andreu Teixidor, former president of Destino, a division of Planeta, and a panelist on Digital Publishing at the recent Feria del Libro Digital (discussed in …

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In Feature Articles by Hannah Johnson

1. Introduction This Privacy Policy is to inform you of how the Frankfurt Book Fair New York Inc. (we, us, our) collects, manages and uses your personal data in connection with our business. 2. About Us The Frankfurt Book Fair New York Inc. is a company registered in the United States at the following address: 30 Irving Place, 4th Floor, …