Plympton Lands Deal With Amazon

On September 8th MBBP client Plympton, Inc. was featured in the Boston Globe for its recent partnership with Amazon in regards to a revival of serialized fiction. Plympton, an electronic book publisher based in Cambridge, has created a new business model based around serialized novels. Plympton splits the royalties with its writers and retains the …

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Who Can Publish Your Author’s Book? A Lesson in Licensing Law

By Howard Zaharoff Can a publisher assign publishing rights in a book to another publisher if the publishing contract is silent? A well-drafted publishing agreement will indicate whether the rights or obligations of the parties may be transferred to a third party. On the publisher’s side, this means the contract should contain a clear statement …

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