The Copyright Handbook

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NOLO, Aug 18, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 528 pages
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Protect your written works with copyright, easily and legally!

In the Information Age, writers need to take steps to protect their hard work. Fortunately, The Copyright Handbook provides everything you need to get the job done.

Inside, you'll find the essential information and forms you need to protect all types of written expression under copyright law. Let The Copyright Handbook show you how to:

  • register your work
  • maximize copyright protection
  • use a copyright notice
  • transfer ownership of copyright
  • avoid infringement
  • deal with infringers
  • understand the "fair use" rule
  • get permission to use copyrighted work, and
  • profit from your copyright.

    This edition has been completely updated to provide the latest case law and copyright regulations, and includes new information about electronically filing for copyright and expanded coverage of Internet works, such as blogs. Provides over 30 up-to-date legal and copyright forms.
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    The copyright handbook: how to protect and use written works

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    Attorney Fishman's new handbook is a welcome addition to the copyright self-help arena. Written in an accessible and interesting style, it makes effective use of examples to clarify points and is full ... Read full review

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    User Review  - Gaby - Goodreads

    The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know by Stephen Fishman (11th Ed.) published by NOLO is particularly geared towards writers, as the title suggests. I found the book helpful both as ... Read full review

    About the author (2011)

    Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions - plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.

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