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Publishers Escalate Legal Battle Against ResearchGate

Inside Higher Education: American Chemical Society and Elsevier are again suing academic networking site ResearchGate in an attempt to stop it distributing copyrighted research papers. “ResearchGate, a popular for-profit academic social network that makes it easy to find and download … Continue reading

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From Food Safety News – New edition of ‘Poisoned’ by the prolific Jeff Benedict shipped by publishers

From Food Safety News: By Dan Flynn on September 24, 2018 A new edition of “Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat” by Jeff Benedict has been shipped to distributors by book publishers Thomson-Shore. … Continue reading

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Publishing Contracts: Where Lies the Danger for Indie Publishers?

When the owner of an independently operated publishing company wishes to cash out, they will need to establish the value of the business they have built.  The yardstick that will be used is based on cash flow, and, ultimately determined by the soundness of its … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the National Music Publishers Association Annual Meeting New York, NY ~ Wednesday, June 13, 2018

See the speech here. Excerpts: Antitrust enforcement by the Department of Justice has also resulted in a form of industry regulation. In the 1930s, the Antitrust Division became concerned about the competitive effects of exclusive blanket licenses, and it sued… … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking towards a perpetual (news?) publishers’ right in online publications

Press publisher in need of help?The IPKat has just received and is delighted to host the following reflection by Professor Lionel Bently (University of Cambridge) on the state of the debate around the proposed EU press publishers’ right.Here’s what Professor … Continue reading

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