| Commentary

219 Volume form

| Commentary

219 Volume form

A publishing agreement will traditionally grant to the publisher the right to publish the work in ‘volume form’. It has been held that this right is infringed by a person who publishes substantially the whole of the work in a single issue of a magazine, even though the publication consisted of a number of sheets of paper fastened together in a flimsy paper cover and was inconvenient to put on a bookshelf1. Whether a grant of volume form rights would also allow the publisher to publish in an electronic form is a moot point. It

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