Rights and Permissions

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How does translation licensing work?

How does translation licensing work? Does the press buy foreign rights and then approach a translator? Do translators approach the press and suggest that they b...
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What qualifies as “fair use”?

The principle of fair use allows certain uses of copyrighted material without requiring the user to get the permission of the copyright holder. Quoting or repro...
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What material is in the public domain?

In the United States, copyright exists for a term set by law. After that term expires, everyone may freely use the material—it will have entered the public doma...