Employment Opportunities

Rights and Permissions Manager

Stanford University Press is seeking a Rights and Permissions Manager to work in our Redwood City office. Reporting to the Press Director, this position requires familiarity with the legal principles underlying contract and intellectual property law.

Responsibilities include: preparing all contracts with authors and consulting on and approving translation licenses and co-publication agreements with foreign publishers; providing information on publishing rights, royalties, and copyright to authors and others; ensuring needed permissions, releases, etc., have been obtained and that contractual requirements are met; making final determination on whether or not materials published in Press books legally conform to fair use precedents of copyright law; preparing copyright registrations for books as they are published; and negotiating foreign rights sales and licensing.

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