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Standards for Licensed International Editions 

Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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A publisher may license others to publish international editions of its scientific journals. For example, agreements between the AMA (owner of JAMA and the Archives Journals) and international licensees give these publishers the right to publish and disseminate collections of articles from JAMA or the Archives Journals in specific markets (countries or regions) and in specific languages. To ensure the quality of these editions, the following standards are recommended: ▪ Copyright in the international edition and all translated articles is owned by the original publisher. ▪ Each issue must contain a minimum number of pages or amount of content. ▪

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