Our Publishing Market Research Guide, sponsored by Publishers Weekly and PubMatch and printed by Lightening Source is available in hard copy AT NO COST for U.S. Publishers. This guide includes research reports for 23 countries geared toward helping U.S. publishers sell to these markets.
To have a copy mailed to you, please e-mail Patricia.Molinaro@trade.gov or call 914-682-6712.
According to an assessment by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, counterfeiting and piracy cost the United States nearly $250 billion annually!
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) estimates that American publishers lost over $600 million last year due to copyright piracy; and with the internet as a basis for reproduction and transmission, it seems this number will only grow in the years to come.
In Argentina, for example, a total of 1.2 million books under 800 titles are pirated every year with an estimated $10 million annual loss in revenue. As the international community continues to grow and become increasingly interconnected, the importance of being able to adequately protect oneself or one’s business worldwide cannot be understated.
In an effort to help publishers and copyright holders understand their rights domestically and internationally 2 comprehensive resources have been compiled.
The PDF file above covers the following topics: