Intellectual Property Attorney

Publishing Rights Licensing

Licensing Your Original Literary Work

Grimes LLC is a respected and internationally renowned intellectual property firm that can negotiate and draft publishing rights licenses and related contracts. Our attorneys are highly skilled in intellectual property and licensing laws, and can provide the legal advice and representation needed to protect and exploit your rights. We help clients with:

  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Publisher agreements
  • International publishing rights licensing agreements
  • Electronic/Internet licensing
  • Collaborative agreements

Publishing rights licensing involves the grant of rights to a publisher. This can include a bundle of ancillary rights, such as subsidiary rights, foreign licensing rights, electronic rights, film rights, audio rights and book club rights. Additional licensing provisions typically address front and back content, warranties, indemnification, royalties, options and updates.

Our firm has an in-depth understanding of publishing contracts, and will ensure that your interests are safeguarded. We will seek optimum royalties for your work and provide assistance with the exploitation of ancillary rights. Contact our firm to find out how we can help you achieve your literary publishing goals.

Publishing Contracts

Publishing contracts are executed for many different types of literary properties such as books, screenplays, magazines, websites and newspapers. Our firm is known worldwide for its legal excellence in publishing matters and related licensing. Attorneys at our office have authored hundreds of articles in this specialized field, and have appeared as legal commentators on television. We are dedicated professionals that will explore all of your legal options and help craft an effective exploitation strategy.