Rights revenue adds up

<p>Pearson Education copyright director Lynette Owen reported on the PA's rights statistics scheme--the first time the UK has compiled detailed information about rights revenue.</p><p>Total rights income in 2004 from 30 publishers, including many major houses, was &#163;57.4m, with much of this generated from coeditions (&#163;25.2m). English language reprints accounted for &#163;10.4m, permissions for &#163;6.7m and translations for &#163;6.7m. By category, rights income was dominated by adult non-fiction at &#163;14.8m, followed by children's at &#163;13.7m. Schools accounted for &#163;5....

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