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Book Publishing 101

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2011
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Bldg. C Room 265, Ft. Mason Center, San Francisco, CA 94123 (enter at Buchanan St. and Marina Blvd)


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Book Publishing 101

With Robert G. Pimm, Esq.

This workshop covers the primary legal and business issues in modern book publishing. Learn what you need to know about mainstream publishing (and self-publishing) including current and emerging developments in e-book publishing. Valuable negotiating tips for effective contracts with each party in the book publishing chain will be discussed -- including self-publishing service companies. 

Bob Pimm is Chief Learning Officer and Director of Legal Services at California Lawyers for the Arts. Bob has more than 25+ years experience in the book industry. His private law practice is focused on literary law representing authors, agents, and publishers. Bob is also the Book Publishing Chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. From 2002 until 2007 he served as Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, the Forum’s quarterly publication. Bob has authored books, chapters, and numerous articles on legal and business aspects of the book publishing industry.



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