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Clark's publishing agreements: a book of precedents

Clark's publishing agreements: a book of precedents

Owen, Lynette, 1947- author

This reference work contains an agreement for a contributor to a book, a detailed packaging rights agreement, international co-edition and co-production agreements and electronic media rights. The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM providing the text of the legal precedents

Hardback, Book. English.
9th edition.
Published Haywards Heath: Bloomsbury Professional, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Lynette Owen
ISBN: 1780432208, 9781780432205
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Previous edition: 2010.
Physical Description: 800 pages ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM
Subject: Contracts; Publishing; Copyright; Authors and publishers Great Britain.; Copyright Great Britain.; Contracts Great Britain.; Media Studies.; Great Britain
Alternative Title: Publishing agreements


  1. 1 General Book: Author-Publisher Agreement
  2. 2 Educational, Academic, Scientific and Professional Book: Author-Publisher Agreement
  3. 3 Agreement for General Editor of a Book
  4. 4 Agreement for Contributor to a Book
  5. 5 Book Series: Editor-Publisher Agreement
  6. 6 Academic Journal: Editor's Agreement
  7. 7 Society-Owned Journal: Publishing Agreement
  8. 8 Journal Contributor Agreements
  9. 9 Agreements for Serial Rights
  10. 10 Translator's Agreement
  11. 11 Agreement for Sale of Translation Rights
  12. Appendix: The People's Republic of China, Central and Eastern Europe and the Post-Soviet Union Republics
  13. 12 Same-Language Low-Priced Reprint Agreement
  14. 13 Illustration and Artwork Agreement
  15. 14 Packaging Rights Agreement
  16. 15 International Co-edition Agreement
  17. 16 Film, Television and Allied Rights: Option Agreement and Assignment
  18. 17 Merchandising Rights Agreement
  19. Introduction to Electronic Precedents
  20. 18 Licence to Digital Media Producer to Use Existing Print .Material in Carrier
  21. 19 Licence to Institution to Make Existing Print Material Available by Local Networks to End Users within its Own Site
  22. 20 Licence to Institution to Use Material Supplied in Electronic Form
  23. 21 Online Access to Database Agreement
  24. 22 EBook Distribution Agreement
  25. 23 App Development Agreement
  26. 24 Text and Data Mining (TDM): Sample Clauses for Subscription Agreement for Copyright Material
  27. Appendix A The US Market
  28. Appendix B Paperback and Hardback Reprint Rights
  29. Appendix C Licensing Permission Rights
  30. Appendix D Collective Licensing of Reproduction Rights
  31. Appendix E People with Print Disabilities
  32. Appendix F Reversionary Provisions of the Copyright Act 1911
  33. Appendix G Moral Rights
  34. Appendix H Publishers Association Code of Practice on Author Contracts
  35. Appendix I Territories of the World
  36. Appendix J Member States of the International Copyright Conventions.

Author note

Lynette Owen (General Editor and contributor) is a freelance copyright and rights consultant.


Clark's is the voice of reason. The sensible revised guidelines issued by the Publishers Association in 2010 and included here resonate with common sense, decency and patient attention to detail, and this is the collective authorial voice throughout the volume as a whole.
BookBrunch||Clark's Publishing Agreements provides the blueprint of how to build the foundations of a publishing empire.It is a companion to publishing; a reassuring, authoritative presence both on the bookshelf and hard drive. Years of experience and expertise are poured into every sentence, clause and note.
Logos||For practical use, Clark's Publishing an indispensable work for all publishers and for many others who work in the publishing industry.Lynette Owen is to be congratulated on her virtuoso performance in bringing together the many elements of this vital work.
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