Literature

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A major part of our practice is the specialist legal advice we provide  to authors, agents and publishers and those associated services such as design, graphics technology, distribution and advertising.

Our experience and advice covers global licensing and contractual Publishing Arrangements, in all media and forms.

The extent of our ongoing professional support for, and degree of involvement with, the literature industries has been recognised with Mr Frankel, being honoured in 2003 with life membership of the Australian Society of Authors. We also maintain a close professional relationship with the Australian Writers Guild. Mr Frankel was also previously the author-elected representative to the Board of the authors and publishing industry’s collecting society, the Copyright Agency Limited.

We represent established and new writers in:

  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Educational
  • Science and medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Food and cooking related explosion
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • Television
  • On-line Publishing
  • Multi Media
  • Sports Publications
  • Public Policy Publications
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

We represent:

  • Book Publishers
  • Newspaper Publishers
  • Academic Journal Publishers (including the establishment of Academic Journals their distribution in the United Kingdom and the United States).
  • Major Writers
  • Photographers
  • Architects
  • Ghost writers
  • Scientists
  • Journalists
  • Copy writers
  • Editors
  • Illustrators
  • Leading Academics For Journal And Book Publishing
  • Artists For Art Publications And Science Publishing.

Overlapping our specialist knowledge of Media, Defamation and Broadcasting, we are regularly retained to provide legal advice for pre-vetting material for defamation, pre-publication review, passing off and misrepresentation, personality rights, privacy rights including for publications, broadcasts, manuscripts and specialist publications.