Our work covers all aspects of the publishing industry, from commercial contracts and corporate transactions to the acquisition, clearance and licensing of intellectual property rights and database rights, litigation, defamation, privacy and clearance issues. Our clients are both traditional book and periodical publishers and electronic publishers and, of course, increasingly both, as well as authors, artists, photographers, picture libraries and agents.
Our contract experience covers not only the traditional publishing agreements but also the exploitation of ancillary rights such as film and television rights and electronic publishing and related online rights. We understand the importance of rights management for all involved.
We are also familiar with the logistics of the industry including printing, warehousing and distribution arrangements.