Self-Publishing Boom and Its Legal Challenges
(2017) 39 European Intellectual Property Review 754
16 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Date Written: December 5, 2017
Self-publishing is the fastest growing segment in a publishing industry, with ever more self-published titles reaching best-seller lists. Although self-publishing phenomenon has been discussed in literary, communication and economic studies, it has not been addressed in legal doctrine. This article maps the legal challenges that self-publishing raises in relation to traditional copyright law notions.
Keywords: self-publishing, copyright, fan-fiction
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