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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Dismay as US Supreme Court snubs Google Books appeal

The IPA was dismayed this month when the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declined to consider the appeal in Authors Guild v. Google (the Google Books case), bringing to an end more than a decade of litigation.

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IPA keeps up Lat-Am momentum with top level engagements in Argentina and Colombia

The IPA has been building on the solid foundations recently laid in the Association's relationship with Latin American publishing, with prominent speaking appearances at two of South America's biggest book fairs, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Bogotá, Colombia.

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