“A treasure trove of relevant information for industry professionals, new publishers, and indie authors.” —Kevin J. Anderson, #1 international bestselling author and publisher of WordFire Press
In The Law (in Plain English)® for Publishers, Leonard DuBoff and Amanda Bryan tackle the many legal considerations of the publishing world. Both new and seasoned publishers and industry professionals will find the information they need as the authors break down the intricacies of the business in thorough yet concise explanations. Chapters cover important topics such as:
- Privacy, defamation, and other content issues
- Copyright basics, protection, and infringement
- Negotiating with authors and literary agents
- Contract terms
- Books in the digital age
- Publishing as a business
- Tax considerations
An indispensable reference, The Law (in Plain English)® for Publishers belongs on the shelves of all publishers, industry professionals, and enterprising authors.
Leonard DuBoff is the founder of the DuBoff Law Group, PC. He graduated magna cum laude from Hofstra University with a degree in engineering and summa cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where he was the research editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. He was a professor of law for almost a quarter of a century, teaching first at Stanford Law School and then at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. He resides in Portland, Oregon.
Amanda Bryan is a practicing lawyer representing clients from all over the world specializing in intellectual property including copyright, trademark and related subjects. She received her master’s degree in writing with an emphasis in book publishing from Portland State University. She graduated magna cum laude from Lewis and Clark Law School with a certificate in intellectual property law. She resides in Portland, Oregon.