IPA community salutes late former president, Fernando Guedes

The international publishing community has paid warm tribute to former IPA president, Fernando Guedes, a highly accomplished and visionary publisher, who died this week (28 August), aged 87.

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IPA pays tribute to the late Nick Perren, a 'strong supporter of freedom to publish'

Two IPA presidents have paid warm tribute to the British publisher and former IPA Executive Committee member, Nick Perren, who  died on Monday (1 August) after a long illness.

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Jessica Sänger appointed Director for European and International Affairs at Börsenverein

Dr. Jessica Sänger (39), lawyer and Deputy Head of the Legal Department at Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, will run a newly formed unit for European and international affairs at the German Publishers and Booksellers Association.

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What does the German copyright levy ruling mean for European publishing?

The recent German Federal Supreme Court ruling that called time on the decades-old practice of apportioning copyright levies between authors and publishers has sent shockwaves through the country's publishing industry.

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IPA talks to big-hitting authors Philip Pullman, Elif Shafak and Alaa Al Aswany

In an on-camera interview with the IPA (video at the foot of this page), award-winning international authors Philip Pullman, Elif Shafak and Alaa Al Aswany have voiced their opinions on the importance to creators of robust copyright protection, and the impact that digital has had on their profession. 

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IPA Secretary General part of international delegation to Senegal

IPA Secretary General, José Borghino, joined counterparts from WIPO, IFRRO and the IAF at a three-day seminar in Dakar, Senegal, from 18 to 20 April.

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