Get a fast and affordable publishing attorney for your manuscript, eBook or other work with Prosper Law. Speak with our legal and advisory specialists about your rights and obligations as a creator or distributor.
If you have written a manuscript or need help in navigating agreements, our friendly team of book contract lawyers know how to protect your rights and negotiate in the best interests of you and your work.
We provide fixed-fee legal services for Australian creators and distributors – so you can have the coverage you need, and the peace of mind you deserve.
The legalities surrounding publishing law can be complicated, confusing, and expensive. With Prosper Law and our fixed-rate and exceptional expertise – these worries are a thing of the past.
From the first meeting, you will understand the care we put towards our clients. We take the time to understand the particulars and the needs of your legal matter – and thanks to our fixed-fee base, you’ll never have to worry about how much you’re spending.
Our publishing attorneys are fixed-fee. This gives our clients certainty around their legal costs. We will give you an upfront fee and that’s exactly what you will be billed for at the end of your matter.
Our team of book lawyers are passionate about publishing law.
Meet our team of professional publishing lawyers – you’ll be glad you did.
Farrah has over ten years of experience as a qualified lawyer. Farrah has worked with top tier publishers and authors.
Micaela is passionate about reading and digging into legal issues. You’re in good hands with Micaela’s personable approach to publishing law.
Krystal is a skilled senior lawyer and a registered practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Courtney is a highly qualified lawyer and is passionate about protecting the work of authors and publishing law.
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Whether you’re a writer or running a publishing house, it is always recommended to engage a lawyer that has the expertise and understanding of publishing law.
Particularly as the landscape of literature, creative ventures, and their relation to publishing law is constantly changing. This is because publishing law itself is comprised of several different facets of legislation that could fall under copyright, defamation, intellectual property, contract law, among others.
The Prosper Law team can offer a valuable level of expertise and experience to ensure that your work and intellectual property is protected and legally binding in all circumstances whether you’re a creator or distributor.
We understand that there is often some confusing terminology and a seemingly immense number of hoops to jump – this is why our publication law services are straightforward and offered on a fixed-fee basis.
There are many laws that are relevant to publishing. In Australia, the Copyright Act, Defamation Acts and Privacy Act are some of the few laws that are relevant to publishing. When our team of book lawyers review manuscripts and pre-publication materials, we get behind the story so that we can identify the legal issues and provide the best advice.
Yes, it is very important to engage a lawyer to review a publishing contract before signing it. Publishing agreements can give and take rights away. Because the copyright in written material is a central part of its value, it is critical to ensure you understand the rights and obligations under the agreement.
Our lawyers can advise on what people consider ‘normal’ publishing terms, as well as ones that may create risk or are unfair.
A hybrid publishing contract involves the author contributing to the cost of publication. This usually involves an upfront fee, rather than receiving an advance.
Sometimes the royalties are greater because of the upfront cost paid by the author.