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September 24, 2019

Fall is officially here, we will soon see the first leaves begin to turn, and publishers' thoughts turn to the big holiday season push.

But here at GPC, we're thinking about 2020 already! 

Why?

Our licensees are looking to fill their new seasons, and those seasons are spr...

April 26, 2019

Today marks World Intellectual Property Day 2019. Sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), this annual event revolves around a certain theme for study around a certain issue in intellectual property. This year's theme is "Reach for the Gold: IP...

April 8, 2019

It's spring, which means that publishers and authors are busily working on submissions for awards, as well as plunging into the midst of a busy fair and conference season.

Here at GPC, while we are busily working on licensing and permissions projects for our clients, we...

February 7, 2019

I have just returned from a trip to London with my husband who was traveling there for a work assignment. As it was not my first time traveling there, it was a good time to explore some more offbeat museums and locations.

From visiting the Charles Dickens museum (situat...

January 17, 2019

We're pleased to share that MJ has been appointed to the Board of Experts for the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) as the copyright and permissions expert.

As an expert with the NAIWE, she will present one webinar on copyright and permissi...

January 16, 2019

Organized by the EFF, this week-long online event highlights issues of particular concern to open-source (or "copyleft") intellectual property watchers and lobbyists. It focuses on the ability of programmers, writers, and other users of intellectual property to be able...

January 1, 2019

For the first time in an incredibly long time, new titles are being added to the Public Domain in the United States! 

On January 1, 2019, the provisions set forth in the Copyright Extension Act of 1998 finally expires, allowing hundreds of works to enter the Public Doma...

November 21, 2018

The end of November is suddenly here, and it's amazing to think that we're (already?) facing down end-of-year tasks. It's been a fall filled with interesting rights clearance projects, new publisher clients launching with us, and interesting prospects on the horizon.

Th...

July 19, 2018

We're pleased to be presenting this course in conjunction with Ragan Communications designed for corporate media pros who need to know how to keep their internal and external media blasts on the right side of copyright law.

GPC clients & friends get a discounted registr...

July 3, 2018

It was a VERY full spring here at GPC, with a lot of exciting new client work, some travel, and lots of meetings.

In April, we attended our second Independent Book Publishers Association Conference, this time in Austin, TX. While there, we presented a seminar on interna...

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