Copyright & Clearances in Publishing

What do you know about copyright, rights of monopoly, subsidiary/ancillary rights and electronic rights in Publishing? As an author, editor or anyone who has a foot in the publishing industry, it is important to understand the publishing laws.

We are organising a workshop on Copyright and Clearances in Publishing this coming September. Samuel Seow, Managing Director of Samuel Seow Law Corporation, will be speaking to the class on the following:

  • Introduction to Copyright
  • Different categories of work
  • Rights of monopoly
  • Grant of Rights in the Publishing Industry
  • Subsidiary/Ancillary Rights in the Publishing Industry
  • Sample clauses in publishing contracts
  • Dealing with electronic rights
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Clearances
  • Defences
Ideal for editors, publishers, writers who draft and negotiate publishing contracts & anyone who deals with copyrights and clearances.

About Samuel Seow:

Samuel Seow. Described as a “mover and shaker” in Singapore’s legal industry by Asian Legal Business, Samuel Seow is the Managing Director of Samuel Seow Law Corporation, and his expertise lies in the field of intellectual property law, with a special focus on the application of these laws to the entertainment, arts and media industries. The Law Corporation has also been ranked annually in the prestigious “AsiaPacific Legal 500”in the field of media laws and intellectual property. Samuel is also a member of several international entertainment and trade mark associations. Samuel regularly speaks at seminars and courses on the subjects of Intellectual Property as well as Entertainment, Arts and Media laws.



Date: 26 September 2012, Wednesday

Time: 10.30am – 5.30pm

Venue: Agatha Room, Toa Payoh Library


To register, click here.

Download the brochure.



+65 6848 8290


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