In a new series, IPR License’s Tom Chalmers looks at licensing issues in key publishing territories around the world. First up: North America and Denmark.
Limiting Kindle Worlds to the ebook form may cater to the needs of licensors, but it is counter to the ethos, habits and desires of fanfiction writers and readers.
Helen Nathan came up with a brand and marketing plan before for her series of baking books for kids before the books were written. Today, licensing deals yield 4x her book royalties.
A growing group of UK agents, including andrew Lownie and Jonny Geller, are calling for limited-term licences as a way to gain more control of rights in a rapidly changing digital market.
Hannah Sheppard, creative director at IPR License, reminds self-publishers that getting the basics right are key when pursuing international rights deals.
Today, perhaps the most ambitious and aggressive community in publishing is self-publishing. How practical is it for a self-publisher to pursue licensing deals?
Licensing provides many routes for internal and financial growth, and publishers really should be wise to them all. John Styring, CEO of Igloo Books, offers his top tips.
UK company IPR License has built a new platform that promises exploit dormant content via an easy-to-use system for rights holders and buyers to trade globally.
There is a simple reason just don’t see that much book content transformed into new formats and platforms: books with big enough brands to license are rare.
Talk about a brand extension: the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books has over 200 million copies in print, and, natch, are now going into the book biz.