Publishing & literary estate issues

…the firm’s IP, commercial, employment and defamation groups… act for academic journal publishers, literary estates and authors.

Chambers & Partners

Recognised by the legal directories as a leading firm in the area of media law, we have an impeccable track record when it comes to advising clients in the publishing sector, be it traditional print publishing or digital publishing.  From licensing to supply chain contracts, outsourcing to terms and conditions, we have years of experience in negotiating and drafting contracts on every level of size and complexity, and regularly provide pre- and post-publication advice relating to actual and potential intellectual property infringements.

Our client list includes some of the biggest names in international publishing; clients that value both our legal expertise and our commercial acumen. The key to our offer is an in-depth understanding of the media world and the key issues that arise within it. We understand its deadline-driven structure, along with the constant requirement for pinpoint accuracy.

As well as intimate knowledge of the publishing world, we also have long-standing knowledge of literary estate issues, advising literary estates on a range of legal matters relating to the exploitation of copyright, policing royalty arrangements and enforcing rights in the case of infringements by third parties.

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