About Copyright and translations of books

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Postby Ricky Difeo » 02/04/04 12:26 PM

Hi!

I want to say about translations of books and problems with copyright.

I love the magic, especially the closeup magic and I have 200 magic books approximately in english.-

She/he wanted to know if some problem exists in to publish the translation of the one book to Spanish and to publish it.
As I can discover on the rights of the same one. -
Ej.: Efective Card magic - Bill Simon .this book is of Editorial Tanen and copyright 1980. -

Thank you
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Postby Jim Maloney_dup1 » 02/04/04 01:21 PM

If you wish to translate and publish a new version of the book, you will need to contact the current copyright owner (which in this case appears to be Tannen's) and talk with them about obtaining the rights to translate/publish.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/04/04 02:47 PM

That book has entered the public domain and been reprinted by Dover books under a different title.
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Postby Bob Farmer » 02/04/04 03:40 PM

If it is in the public domain, it is only in the public domain in the U.S. -- it may still be covered by copyright outside the U.S., so a translation in a foreign country would still need the permission of the copyright owner.
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Postby Ricky Difeo » 02/10/04 12:54 PM

Hi friends!

Thank you.-

I will contact with Tannen, and I will request permission.-

Thank. :)

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