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Q&A: Using Co-Author’s Characters

Q.    I wrote a novel with a co-author.  Now my co-author wants to write another novel (without me!) using the characters from our joint novel.  Can she do this without my permission? A.  Presumably you and your co-author didn’t have a collaboration agreement (or that agreement didn’t cover the issue of derivative works).  Unfortunately, joint … Continue reading Q&A: Using Co-Author’s Characters