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by Eclipse247
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Status of published work when an author dies
Replies: 7
Views: 5541

Re: Status of published work when an author dies

Thank you Andy, It seems either the illustrator/heirs or original publisher might have the copyright. The publisher was taken over many years ago. Does the new owner have to notify the illustrator/heirs of these changes since the illustrator made an agreement with a now defunct company, or does the ...
by Eclipse247
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Status of published work when an author dies
Replies: 7
Views: 5541

Re: Status of published work when an author dies

Thanks, this answers some of my q's as well , it seems clear enough except who would own the copyright for any illustrations used in a previously published, inherited, but out of print >25 years book if an illustrator is named but no copyright statement is attached to that name, whereas there is one...