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The Publishing Agreement with Lynette Owen


How do publishers effectivley negotiate the terms of their contracts?

The contract forms the nuts and bolts of the publishing industry and Clark’s Publishing Agreements has long been the ‘must have’ legal resource. Join its General Editor Lynette Owen, who is also the author of a number of books on copyright and licensing, and lectures regularly on courses in the UK and abroad. Lynette will take you through everything you need to know about the publishing agreement from the granting of rights, warranties and indemnities to dealing with illustrations and the many pitfalls that come from working with royalties.

Lynette started her publishing career at Cambridge University Press and then worked at Pitman Publishing and Marshall Cavendish before joining Longman Group Ltd (now Pearson International) where she holds the post of Copyright Director. She has always worked in the field of intellectual property and licensing and was a contributor and co-editor before taking over as general Editor of Clark’s Publishing Agreements: A Book of Precedents. She is the author of a number of books on copyright and licensing, and lectures regularly on courses in the UK and abroad. In 2009 she was awarded an OBE for services to publishing and international trade in the New Year Honours list.

Mon 14 May 2018
10:00 – 16:30 IST
The Royal Irish Academy
19 Dawson Street

Tickets available on Eventbrite here.