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26 April 2019

10 things you didn’t know about Intellectual Property

Written by the Publishers Association. Today, we are celebrating World Intellectual Property Day and the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. Here are ten things you might not know about IP: World IP Day is a celebration coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Office. WIPO is the global body…

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12 April 2019

UK Publishing: An economic powerhouse

Transcribed from Peter Phillips‘ inaugural address as Publishers Association President at the Publishers Association’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 10th April 2019 at Science Gallery London.  Good afternoon everyone. I’m really honoured to be here as the new President of the Publishers Association. I’ve been lucky to have had two great predecessors in Charlie Redmayne…

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10 April 2019

Peter Phillips becomes President of The Publishers Association

Peter Phillips, CEO of Cambridge University Press, has been elected as the new President of the Publishers Association. Peter succeeds Charlie Redmayne, CEO of HarperCollins, who remains as an officer on Publishers Association Council.   The Presidency transferred at the Publishers Association’s Annual General Meeting, which took place today (Wednesday 10 April 2019) at the Science…

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27 March 2019

Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

William Bowes’ introduction to the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture 2019 The Publishers Association’s Director of Policy William Bowes opened proceedings on the day with an introduction of speaker Professor Daniel Gervais. You can read his remarks in full here. Good Afternoon to you all and a warm welcome to the Charles Clark Lecture. I am…

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27 March 2019

Accessible Publishing and the Marrakesh Treaty: Are you ready?

Published Wednesday 27th March 2019 by the Publishers Association. This year’s Accessibility Action Group seminar was held on Thursday 14th of March at the end of the London Book Fair. This didn’t deter delegates in the slightest and the seminar was a huge success—The Faculty was packed and no-one was going anywhere until they were…

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26 February 2019

Overcoming Brexit Uncertainty for Society Publishing

February 25, 2019 | Written by William Bowes, Director Of Policy, Publishers Association. First published on The Wiley Network. Nearly three years after the EU referendum, the Parliamentary debate on Brexit still seems stuck on the issue of the so called “Northern Irish Backstop,” or keeping an open border between the north and the rest…

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10 January 2019

Diversity of UK publishing workforce detailed in extensive survey

The number of women in senior leadership roles, representation of LGBT+ staff and representation of disabled staff are all high within publishing, finds the most comprehensive survey ever conducted of the UK publishing workforce. However, despite positive results in many areas significant progress still needs to be made around the numbers of BAME staff employed…

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10 January 2019

International intellectual property law expert Daniel Gervais to give Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

Professor Daniel Gervais will deliver the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture at The London Book Fair on Tuesday 12 March 2019, focusing on the changing role of intermediation in delivering informational and cultural goods, exceptions as the new rules, and copyright and progress. Professor Gervais is a specialist on international IP law and currently Milton R.…

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13 December 2018

New template institutional archiving agreement launched

A template for agreements between academic publishers and universities for the deposit of metadata relating to journal articles has been launched today by the Publishers Association following input from members of the Publishers Association’s Academic, Professional and Learning Publishers Council.  The template is designed to provide those negotiating such agreements with a framework for discussions between publishers and staff in the university and library sectors. It relates…

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07 December 2018

Bookselling and Publishing Industry joins together to publish new Commitment to Professional Behaviour

The first Industry Commitment to Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing (published today, 7 December 2018) has been created and endorsed by The Association of Authors’ Agents, The Booksellers Association, The Publishers Association and The Society of Authors. Download the Industry Commitment to Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing. The Principles laid out in the…

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05 December 2018

Education Publishers Conference 2018 : In case you missed it!

Written by Emma House, Deputy CEO of the Publishers Association, on Wednesday 5th December 2018. The day kicked off with discussions about the relationship between money and education standards – a contentious and often emotive issue that was stripped back to recent research and careful analysis by Professor Becky Allen, Director of the Centre for…

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30 November 2018

Parliamentary Book Awards Shortlist Unveiled

Ruth Davidson, Alan Johnson, Tessa Jowell and Yuval Noah Harari among shortlist. Shortlist highlights fight for gender equality in modern politics.  London. 7 November 2018: Ruth Davidson, Alan Johnson, Tessa Jowell, Isabel Hardman and Yuval Noah Harari are among those on the shortlist for the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards, the only political book awards voted…

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22 November 2018

From banks to books

Maeve Dunne, Policy and Public Affairs Manager at the Publishers Association, talks about her experience of moving into the publishing sector. I work in policy and public affairs at the Publishers Association; communicating the interests of publishers to government. Prior to my role at the Publishers Asssociation, I worked in press for financial services, but…

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12 November 2018

New research outlines ‘integral role’ of academic publishing in UK

Academic publishing plays an integral role in the research and innovation ecosystem, according to independent research released today. The report, by Frontier Economics, sets out publishing’s contribution to the innovation cycle, incorporating existing research with stakeholder views. It finds that without the highly specialised and time-intensive tasks carried out by UK academic publishers, innovation may…

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