Children’s books see a handsome bump of more than 20 percent in October, year over year, as US higher education course materials drop almost 70 percent.
Removing traditional embargos, critics say, a proposed executive order would make scholarly work of federally funded researchers available on publication.
Charting a five-year downturn in US college students’ spending on course materials, the Association of American Publishers cites a drop in the 2019 fall term.
Temple is following a path similar to that of the AAP’s Maria A. Pallante. Senate IP subcommittee leadership is calling for the post to be filled swiftly.
The AAP leadership and that of the Copyright Alliance are standing with a group of lawmakers, calling out an ongoing ‘restatement’ project’ in copyright law.
Total US book sales in 2019 so far reached $11.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same timeframe in 2018, per the Association of American Publishers.
Operating as ‘a trustworthy defender of copyright and its members’ interests,’ IFRRO installs a new board. And the AAP hires Cara Duckworth from RIAA.
Advocacy organizations for publishers, authors, and copyright applaud the 410-to-six bipartisan vote in the House for the long-promoted CASE Act.
Poland’s Ameet, based in Łódź, has a new licensing venture with Lego Publishing, and in the States, the AAP opens its annual PROSE Awards competition.
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.