Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
The year, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, has been punctuated by adjustments to support the pandemic’s impact on education.
The international PublisHer professional network of ‘bookwomen’ rolls out its #Unmasked series of video interviews with women in publishing.
Four German publishing houses—Aufbau, C.H. Beck, Klett-Cotta, and Suhrkamp—announce they will attend the physical Frankfurter Buchmesse with a joint stand.
‘Frankfurt Rights’ and ‘Frankfurt Conference’ lead digital programming and online tools planned for this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
The South African president says the bill could give rights holders ‘a lesser share of the fruits of their property than was previously the case.’
Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
With governments’ responses to the pandemic uneven and research critically needed, WIPO chief Francis Gurry looks at the priorities of the intellectual property community.
The second coronavirus-related copyright exception this week, Canada’s ‘Read Aloud Canadian Books’ program aimed specifically at online ‘story time’ use.
More than 40 publishers have agreed to CCC’s new license that allows educators to make additional use of copyrighted materials during the coronavirus pandemic.