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Steve Gillen, April 2011
Author Warranties: Options for Contract Clauses »

Your book publishing contract probably includes provisions that require the author to make certain promises about the manuscript submitted for publication—that it’s an original work, that it doesn’t infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, that it isn’t libelous, and so on. Because only the author is in a position to know whether …

Steve Gillen, December 2010
Pollyanna, Titles, and Trademarking »

Steve Gillen (photo right) is a partner in the intellectual property firm of Wood, Herron & Evans L.L.P. and has focused his practice on publishing and media matters for 30 years. To reach him, email sgillen@whepatent.com or call 513-241-2324. In the early 1900s, Eleanor Porter wrote the first of a series of inspiring books for …

Steve Gillen, November 2010
The Bug Checklist: Protect Yourself Against Snafus in Software Vendors’ Licenses »

Steve Gillen (photo right) is a partner in the intellectual property firm of Wood, Herron & Evans L.L.P. and has focused his practice on publishing and media matters for 30 years. To reach him, email sgillen@whepatent.com or call 513-241-2324. Whether it’s general accounting, royalty reporting, workforce management, CTP imaging, or some other back-office process, the …

Steve Gillen, October 2010
Negotiating Styles: Zero-sum vs. Win/Win »

Right after John Wiley & Sons acquired the book division of Bloomberg, Joan O’Neil, VP and executive publisher at Wiley, sent a letter that began: Dear , . . . It is my pleasure to welcome you to our Wiley community of authors. . . . We are pleased to inform you that we will …

Steve Gillen, August 2010
Contract Updates for the E-Book Era »

Steve Gillen (photo right) is a partner in the intellectual property firm of Wood, Herron & Evans L.L.P. and has focused his practice on publishing and media matters for 30 years. To reach him, email sgillen@whepatent.com or call 513-241-2324. Electronic rights and corresponding royalty rates have been the subject of much passionate discussion on both …

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