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Clark's Publishing Agreements: A Book of Precedents 10th ed

Edited by: Lynette Owen

ISBN13: 9781784519469
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781780432205
Published: August 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Online
Price: £140.00 + £14.00 VAT

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Clark's Publishing Agreements has long been the 'must have' legal resource for the publishing industry. This comprehensive book provides 24 model agreements, from author agreements, to merchandising rights to online licensing to ebook distribution to text and data mining.

It includes a "Legal Developments" introduction giving an overview of existing and forthcoming legislation (UK and international). It also covers new initiatives undertaken by the industry and acts as an essential checklist for industry professionals. The impact of these developments have been updated in the precedents, their accompanying notes and appendices.

It also includes an "Introduction to Electronic Precedents" which highlights the continuing developments in the field of technology and their impact on licensing practice and contractual wording.

For the tenth edition all the precedents, explanatory notes and appendices have been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest developments including:-

  • the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 li>coverage of the new EU DSM directive and its impact on TDM
  • coverage of the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty which introduces a broad range of new copyright exceptions for people who are visually impaired (or who have other print disabilities)
  • new appendices on library aggregators and Creative Commons licences
Whether an experienced drafter of publishing agreements or new to the industry Clark's Publishing Agreements will prove invaluable in ensuring that your publishing agreements are expertly and effectively drafted.

Media and Entertainment Law
Legal Developments: An Introduction to the 10th Edition

1. General Book: Author-Publisher Agreement
2. Educational, Academic, Scientific and Professional Book: Author-Publisher Agreement
3. Agreement for General Editor of a Book
4. Agreement for Contributor to a Book
5. Book Series: Editor-Publisher Agreement
6. Academic Journal: Editor's Agreement
7. Society-Owned Journal: Publishing Agreement
8. Journal Contributor Agreements
9. Agreements for Serial Rights
10. Translator's Agreement
11. Agreement for Sale of Translation Rights
12. Same-Language Low-Priced Reprint Agreement
13. Illustration and Artwork Agreement
15. International Co-edition Agreement
16. Film, Television and Allied Rights: Option Agreement and Assignment
17. Merchandising Rights AgreementIntroduction to Electronic Precedents
18. Licence to Digital Media Producer to Use Existing Print Material in Carrier Form
19. Licence to Institution to Make Existing Print Material Available by Local Networks to End Users within its Own Site
20. Licence to Institution to Use Material Supplied in Electronic Form
21. Online Access to Database Agreement
22. Ebook Distribution Agreement
23. Aoo Development Agreement
24. Text and Data Mining (TDM): Sample Clauses for Subscription Agreement for Copyright Material

A. The US Market
B. Paperback and Hardback Reprint Rights
C. Licensing Permission Rights
D. Collective Licensing of Reproduction Rights
E. People with Print Disabilities
F. Aggregators
G. Reversionary Provision of the Copyright Act 1911
H. Moral Rights
I. Publishers' Association Code of Practice on Author Contracts
J. Territories of the World
K. Member States of the International Copyright Conventions