Licensing

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Amazon strikes print deal with HMH

The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

Amazon.com has struck a print licensing agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which will...
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Harry Potter magic helps Bloomsbury Publishing to bumper Christmas

Guardian – 2012-01-16

Sales of ebooks up 38% thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and Harry Potter box setBloomsbury Publishing has reported a bumper Christmas with sales of ebooks up 38%, thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and the Harry Potter box...
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Content Licensing: Making It Work for You

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-08

The term “content licensing” is an ambiguous one, especially among publishers. Some consider reprints and e-prints to be a full-fledged content licensing operation; while others leasing out logos and awards for third-party use count it as their...
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Callaway Digital Arts talks book-apps, brands and edutainment

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Chief executive Rex Ishibashi on exploring the crossover between digital books and video gamesThe world of book-apps is a crowded place, with traditional publishers jostling with developers and startups (and sometimes collaborating with them) to...
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Wright’s Media And Penton Media Announce Content Licensing And Reprints Deal

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-08

Wright’s Media announced an agreement with Penton Media; this agreement gives Wright’s Media the opportunity to provide exclusive reprint and content licensing services to Penton Media.
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Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-04

Given e-books’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional e-book space, licensing and repackaging e-books for IT professionals on a...
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Licensing Hotline: October 20

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-20

After a decades-long hiatus, Charles Schulz's Peanuts characters will make their way back into comic book stores, thanks to a license between BOOM! Studios and Peanuts Worldwide.
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HC to sell Hello Kitty dictionaries

The Bookseller – 2011-10-18

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 07:15 HarperCollins is planning to release a Hello Kitty branded version of its Collins Dictionaries as part of a new deal with the global brand. Richard Haines, brand manager at...
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Bloomsbury to launch Wisden India

The Bookseller – 2011-10-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:20 Bloomsbury is to launch cricketing imprint Wisden in India, signing a long-term licensing deal with sports and entertainment management firm FidelisWorld. Rights will also be...
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Peet accuses politicians of "weasel words" over libraries

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:50 Author Mal Peet has accused politicians talking about the importance of community of using "weasel words" unless they defend libraries. Peet was speaking at a Publishers...
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Forbes new IPG business development manager

The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:00 The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has appointed Imogen Forbes, previously communications officer at the Publishers Licensing Society, to the newly created role of...
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Stipple Marketplace enables publishers to monetize any image on their website

Poynter. – 2011-09-21

The Next Web A new image licensing service called Stipple Marketplace enables advertisers to tag parts of images with links to their products, enabling customers to make purchases by clicking on the tags. ”Third party publishers can also take the...
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Walker strengthens licensing for TV titles

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 16:12 Walker Books is strengthening its licensing operations in order to exploit forthcoming television deals for its properties including the Tilly and Friends series and Sam McBratney...
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Nosy Crow talks fairy tales, book-apps and making your own machine

Guardian – 2011-09-13

As its second app Cinderella is released, UK publisher explains how it's straddling the book and app worldsNosy Crow isn't a physical books publisher, and it's not an apps developer. It's both. The London-based company publishes children's books and...
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ALCS sponsors Crime Dagger award

The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 07:30 The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society is the new sponsor for the annual Crime Writers' Association Dagger for Non-Fiction, awarded in July each year. The ALCS is a membership organisation which...
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BBC Worldwide agrees magazine sell-off

Guardian – 2011-08-16

Private equity firm Exponent pays £121m in deal to publish 34 titles including Top Gear, Radio Times and Gardeners' WorldBBC Worldwide has agreed the sale of its magazine business, which publishes titles including Top Gear and Radio Times, to...
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BBC Worldwide to shed magazines in £121m deal

Media Week – 2011-08-16

BBC Worldwide has agreed a £121m deal to sell all non-BBC branded magazines and the rights to publish BBC-branded titles under licensing or contract arrangements to private equity firm Exponent and to dispose of its stakes in a number of...
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ALCS welcomes support for Hargreaves Review

The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:12 The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society has welcomed the government support for the Hargreaves Review into intellectual property and growth, though it expressed concern...
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HC signs Transformers and Conrad deals

The Bookseller – 2011-06-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 14:56 HarperCollins Children's Books has signed two deals, with a new trilogy from reality star Lauren Conrad, and a licensing deal for the tie-in to the new Transformers movie....
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Will EMI's move to reclaim digital licensing rights simplify the process?

Guardian – 2011-05-24

EMI's decision to negotiate digital licensing rights in-house could create a more unequal playing field for independent songwritersEarlier this month, EMI Music Publishing announced that it will take back digital licensing rights from ASCAP, the...
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