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Best of BTB: India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

Best of BTB: India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

With the seventh-largest national book publishing industry on earth, India annually produces nearly 100,000 books – its English-language book production places third, only behind the US and the UK. In New Delhi this coming February, the German Book Office’s five-year-old GLOBALOCAL industry conference welcomes Indian publishers, their colleagues from Asia and the Pacific, as well as publishers […]

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Canada Copyright Update

Canada Copyright Update

When they speak about copyright law, politicians frequently cite the impact on innovation and job creation. They also use terms like “modernization” and “balancing act” to describe the goals of copyright reform. In 2012, the Canadian parliament passed The Copyright Modernization Act. Whether you supported or opposed the legislation depended on your perspective – the […]

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India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

India’s Publishing Show Is Globalocal

With the seventh-largest national book publishing industry on earth, India annually produces nearly 100,000 books – its English-language book production places third, only behind the US and the UK. In New Delhi this coming February, the German Book Office’s five-year-old GLOBALOCAL industry conference welcomes Indian publishers, their colleagues from Asia and the Pacific, as well as publishers […]

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Ebooks Beyond Borders

Ebooks Beyond Borders

In September, men and women from around the world gathered to discuss and debate the major issues of our time.  In spite of language and cultural differences, those assembled sought common ground and to resolve the challenges that threaten to bring chaos. While that describes the United Nations General Assembly – the annual trade show […]

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Global E-Book Market Report Returns

Global E-Book Market Report Returns

In time for the recently-concluded 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, Vienna-based publishing consultant Rüdiger Wischenbart has released yet another update for The Global eBook Report: Current Conditions & Future Projections, documenting and analyzing how e-book markets have emerged in the US, UK, continental Europe, Brazil, China, India, Russia and the Arab world. “Over the last few years, we have seen […]

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Serving Argentine Authors And Publishers

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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Licensing With CADRA

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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All About CADRA

Facilitating copyright permissions for academics and professionals; protecting the rights of authors and publishers. In Argentina, CADRA manages both goals, allowing for the copying and sharing of published works, as well as compensation for these re-uses. On behalf of CCC’s International Advancement Program, “Beyond the Book” is very pleased to present a special series of three interviews […]

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Copyright to the Rescue!

Copyright to the Rescue!

As European economies struggle for financial footing at the opening of 2013, ministers in Brussels, London, Paris and Berlin see hope in the digital future. According to the European Commission, the digital economy in Europe is expected to grow seven times faster than overall EU GDP. Copyright Clearance Center’s podcast series turns to Europe for another […]

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BTB #320: From Germany, A Report on Copyright

BTB #320: From Germany, A Report on Copyright

With the Frankfurt Book Fair opening in a week, Mitja Linss of RightsDirect, the European subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center, turns his attention to the host country, Germany. To discuss that nation’s latest legal developments and new business models based on copyright licensing, Linss spoke recently with Christian Sprang, the head of legal affairs at […]

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