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Harper Macleod: A Guide to the Publishing Life Cycle

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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We are delighted that Scottish legal firm Harper Macleod is running a new series of its popular free webinars for publishers. Jamie Watt at Harper Macleod is an expert in publishing law and other intellectual property. The webinars are a mixture of updates on core subjects like intellectual property and data protection along with some new topics including a guide to the publishing lifecycle and recruitment law. This event is the second in the series and focuses on the legal issues involved in the publishing life cycle.


When: 12:00 to 13:00 on Tuesday 25 October 2022
Format: online (Zoom webinar)

This webinar will look at the legal issues involved in the publishing life cycle, in sequence, from setting up a publishing imprint, through funding, negotiating with authors and agents, arranging print and e-book production and release, promotion and marketing of works, optioning rights for film and TV, releasing new editions of works, merchandising, and through to the ending of author contracts, reversion of rights, and residual obligations.

The webinar speaker will be filmed. Attendees will not be filmed. They can ask questions through the webinar chat functions.

Please register in advance for this free event: Harper Macleod website.


Registration is open for the Harper Macleod 202223 series of webinars for publishers:



October 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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