Legal Answers

Legal answers in publishing and writing

Direct links to websites with legal answers in publishing and writing:

When you need permission to re-use content, turn to the rights licensing experts for simple, easy-to-use solutions.

The Copyright Licensing Agency Limited (CLA).


National Writers Union


” Protecting the rights and furthering the interests of authors “

Universal Copyright Convention



A database of copyright contacts for writers, artists, and prominent figures in other creative fields.

The Authors Registry


UK Copyright Law


Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States


United States Copyright Office


Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) CANADA


Canadian Copyrights Database 




Copyright Agency Limited (CAL)


What is plagiarism?


Authors’ rights


Digital rights


Linguistic rights


Moral rights (copyright law)


 What Copyright Does Not Protect?

Answer to the question: “What is the point of having a Literary Agent?”


Literary agent & author agreement.