Literary Publishing: Where the Roles of Lawyers and Agents Intersect
Lawyers and agents both play important roles for clients interested in publishing, marketing, selling, or licensing their works. This panel will discuss the role agents and lawyers play in negotiating deals for their clients and the legal limitations of those interactions. It will also discuss the differences between agents and lawyers and their roles in literary publishing, how and where those roles overlap, and the industry norms and regulations that guide and shape them. Additionally, it will discuss how lawyers and agents can work together to best serve their publishing clients.