Ebook Contracts: Critical Terms and Lessons Learned from Both Sides of the Table

Cali Bush (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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The real battleground for “Digital Rights Management” may turn out to be negotiating and managing contracts for selling digital content. Hear lessons learned from dozens of ebook and digital contracts (on both sides of the table). How are business terms evolving to handle emerging digital and mobile markets? Are there terms in your digital contracts that are holdovers from the print world and aren’t in tune with the realities of digital markets? Learn about five key contract terms that should be in every ebook contract you sign, along with other “gotchas” learned from the trenches.

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Cali Bush

O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Cali Bush has been with O’Reilly since 2003 and is currently Director of Legal Services. In addition to managing the contract process for digital distribution initiatives, she is responsible for keeping O’Reilly’s agreements with its content providers aligned with its implementation of emerging publishing and distribution technologies.

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Peter Blunt
02/22/2010 4:40pm EST

Very interesting, would have been better prepared if I had known it was going to be specifically on Distributor contracts, the other end (Upstream) is an equally tangled issue.

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  • Qualcomm
  • Copia
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • Adobe
  • Aptara
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Bowker
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • Google
  • HP
  • LibreDigital
  • MagMe
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • oXygen XML Editor
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  • Foxit Software
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Jouve North America
  • Lulu
  • Marvell
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  • Safari Books Online
  • Silverchair
  • Virtusales
  • Vitrium Systems
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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