The US Office of Science and Technology Policy effort to change IP protections in research publication draws ‘serious legal, policy, and economic concerns.’
Bologna Online: Jacqueline Woodson and Albertine Win Hans Christian Andersen 2020
As programming in the digital edition of the Bologna Book Fair closes, we look at the announcement of the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award winners.
US Senate IP Chief Questions Internet Archive’s ‘National Emergency Library’
Capping cries of foul from publishing players, the Internet Archive gets a letter from Thom Tillis, the Senate’s intellectual property chair: No user ‘ can unilaterally create an emergency copyright act.’
International Publishers Association Names 2020 Prix Voltaire Shortlist
The 2020 shortlist for the IPA’s Prix Voltaire honors small publishers in Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, and Vietnam, each facing state disapproval.
Coronavirus: The Brussels Book Fair Manages To Go Forward
Unlike many events, the Brussels fair has been able to start its run on time this week–with medical personnel on-site and an eye on the coronavirus.
International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair
The International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair on diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish.
Copyright: US Publishers Succeed in ‘Audible Captions’ Case
The success of the AAP in its case against Audible’s audiobook ‘Captions’ may have long-lasting influence on issues of AI and intellectual property.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Will Again Send Publishers and Agents to Cannes
The plan is for the Frankfurter Buchmesse tour to Cannes to select six agents and/or publishers for this year’s two days of events.
University Presses Award Sustainability; Prix Voltaire Deadline Is Friday
In England, a new university press award supports the UN Sustainability Goals, and in Switzerland, the IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire nominations close this week.
Today at Sharjah’s Publishing Conference: Writers, Digital and Freedom
On its second day, Sharjah’s Publishers Conference hears from the creative core, from the digital vanguard, and from some who guard the freedom to publish.