Commentary

221 Right to publish in electronic form

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
| Commentary

221 Right to publish in electronic form

| Commentary

221 Right to publish in electronic form

Where an agreement fails to mention that a work can be published in electronic form, the agreement will need to be construed as to whether the rights granted under the agreement extend to the work being published in that form. For an author, an all-encompassing right to publish in an electronic form could lead to publication in ways that the author believes are not suitable or appropriate (especially if the author has also waived his moral rights). Conversely, for publishers, an agreement which does not provide for the widest form of right to

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