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The London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights Conference 2022 Programme Announced

London, 2 March 2022. The London Book Fair is delighted to announce its Introduction to Rights programme for 2022, which takes place on Monday 4 April at Olympia London. The Introduction to Rights programme features leading industry experts discussing key topics in the industry, including the basics of a rights contract as well as the fundamentals of copyright and licensing.

Highlights from the Introduction to Rights 2022 programme are:

Why Sell Rights?: Copyright and Rights Consultant Lynette Owen discusses why licensing should be a key part of your publishing strategy, as well as how to uncover new streams of income and the benefits of effective rights selling for authors and publishers.

You Can’t Sell What You Don’t Own! It’s All in the Head Contract: Discover the fundamentals of copyright and licensing with Duncan Calow, partner at DLA Piper, who will take attendees through common problems and pitfalls for beginners.

What Rights CAN You Sell? Diane Spivey, Rights and Contracts Consultant, Stephanie Purcell, Group Rights Director at Bloomsbury Publishing and Lynette Owen will introduce attendees to the wide range of licensing opportunities and explain how to identify priorities by market sector.

The Essentials of Rights Selling: A Step-by-Step Guide: Stephanie Purcell will explore the practicalities of selling rights, rights selling during the pandemic and how to effectively pitch books.

The Complete Contract and Rights Deal Checklist: The basics to consider when negotiating a rights sale will be examined by Diane Spivey who will provide a checklist of questions to ask when finalising deals as well as explanations of key clauses.

For further information and to secure your place on the Introduction to Rights programme, please visit:


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