Subsidiary rights are an essential revenue stream in publishing, but the ability of any press to maximize subrights revenues–and opportunities to disseminate scholarship–are limited by staffing, time, and institutional knowledge. The IP & Copyright committee includes members from large public and private presses with devoted rights departments as well as from small presses without designated rights staff, where individuals from other departments take on rights as part of their duties. The aim of this session is to bring together speakers from presses of various sizes to discuss matters including:
- -seasonal schedules for pitching audio, translation, and other rights,
- negotiating author contracts with rights in mind,
- handling film options, and
- how to allocate limited resources (time) to optimize rights revenue, depending on the press’s editorial profile.
- Nadine Buckland(Speaker)University of the West Indies Press
- Stephen Hull(Speaker)University of New Mexico Press, Director
- Lucina Schell(Speaker)University of Chicago Press, International Rights Manager
- Courtney Smotherman(Speaker)Northwestern University Press, Rights, Permissions, and Office Administrator
- Danielle D’Orlando(Speaker)Princeton University Press
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