Number of page: 1320
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
This valuable handbook covers the relations between writer/publisher and publisher/public, including the latest approaches to clearing text for libel, privacy, and related legal exposure, contracts, negotiating royalties, advances, options, writer’s warranty, subsidiary rights splits; intellectual property issues, including electronic publishing and software, trademark and copyright law, filing procedures; antitrust issues; with expert analysis on numerous other topics. By Mark A. Fischer, E. Gabriel Perle and John Taylor Williams. Perle, Williams andamp; Fischer on Publishing Law, Fourth Edition describes contract and problem issues commonly encountered in negotiating royalties, advances, options, writer’s warranty, subsidiary rights splits, and much more. You’ll also find intellectual property issues as they affect publishing, including electronic publishing and software, trademark and copyright law, filing procedures, antitrust issues, and more, including:
Extensive coverage of copyright issues including fair use, duration and ownership. International considerations in publishing including coverage of conventions and treaties. The authors also look at international issues involved in contract drafting. Complete coverage of moral rights, what they are and how they are treated both domestically and internationally. An overview of how antitrust laws in the US impact publishing rights. Publishing contracts are examined in depth. Given that the publishing landscape now includes eBooks, periodicals, traditional print and multimedia considerations, drafting an effective contract has become even more important. The authors explore this topic in great detail. And much more.