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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Matulionyte on Self-Publishing and Its Legal Challenges @rita_matu

Rita Matulionyte, University of Newcastle (AU), Law School, has published Self-Publishing Boom and Its Legal Challenges at 39 European Intellectual Proeprty Review 754 (2017). Here is the abstract.

Self-publishing is the fastest growing segment in a publishing industry, with ever more self-published titles reaching best-seller lists. Although self-publishing phenomenon has been discussed in literary, communication and economic studies, it has not been addressed in legal doctrine. This article maps the legal challenges that self-publishing raises in relation to traditional copyright law notions.

Download the article from SSRN at the link.

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