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Rights & Permissions Consulting

Permissions clearance, rights management, licensing, and copyright education for independent publishers, authors, photographers, creators, and companies.

SERVICES

Available

PERMISSIONS CLEARANCE

 

Whether text, photographs, art, film, or music, GPC will do the research and get permission for the content you need quickly and efficiently.

OUTBOUND PERMISSIONS

 

Not sure what to do when someone asks to re-use your IP? Let GPC manage your catalog and negotiate terms on your behalf so that you can continue doing what you do best: creating content!

SUBSIDIARY RIGHTS & LICENSING

Don't know where to begin with subsidiary rights and licensing? Let us manage your IP and get your content into alternate formats with the right partners. You just collect the royalties; we'll do the rest!

COPYRIGHT EDUCATION

 

Confused about copyright?  Gryphon Publishing Consulting can educate you and your staff on copyright basics as well as answer your basic questions about how best to protect your intellectual property. 

LICENSING CONTRACT REVIEW

 

Whether it's a foreign rights agreement, permission, or subsidiary rights license, Gryphon Publishing Consulting is here to help you know what these agreements say and what terms will get you the most bang for your licensing buck!

FAIR USE REVIEW

 

Know before you publish whether you will need permission for anything in your publication and protect yourself from copyright infringement. 

Services Available

OUR VISION

Gryphon Publishing Consulting, LLC is a boutique subsidiary rights, permissions and licensing company that specializes in helping independent publishers, authors, museums, and corporations grow their books' income potential and gain more visibility from readers through targeted outbound licensing.

 

Serializations, audio, book clubs, special sales, foreign licensing and more are within your reach with GPC on your side. Let us represent your content to new clients to cultivate new deals and partnerships, resulting in increased revenue and reach.

 

Gryphon Publishing Consulting, LLC also offers inbound rights management services, permissions clearance for text,  photos, art, fair use manuscript evaluations, rights policy (copyright policy) development, copyright education, and more.

 

Contact us for a Fair Use manuscript review to help your company determine any permissions needs on forthcoming projects, or have Gryphon Publishing Consulting research and execute permissions clearance on your next project on time and under budget.

 

Gryphon Publishing Consulting is your one-stop shop for all of your permissions and licensing needs. 

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ABOUT OUR FOUNDER

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MJ SLAZAK COURCHESNE
OWNER & PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Our founder and President, Mary Jo Slazak Courchesne, is a publishing veteran with over 25 years of experience in trade, academic, and direct-response publishing, specializing in licensing, subsidiary rights, and permissions. MJ is a polished presenter at conferences and meetings, as well as educating future publishing professionals in the George Washington University’s Masters in Publishing program for the last 16 years. She currently serves on the Board of Experts for the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, serves on the Advocacy Committee for the Independent Book Publishers Association, is a member of the CASE Act Implementation Working Group with the Copyright Alliance, is a member of the Rights Committee with the Book Industry Study Group, and is also a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators. and is Secretary and board member for The Big Easy in Buffalo.

About Us

BOOK A CONSULTATION

Now Booking for January 2024!

Want to find out more about our services and how we might work together? Book a 15 minute initial consultation here!

Need to ask a question about copyright, permissions, or licensing and don't need us to quote for a project? Grab 60 minutes with us at a time that works for you!

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