The Copyright Handbook

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NOLO, Aug 18, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 528 pages
2 Reviews
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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    Review: The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know

    User Review  - Mark Alger - Goodreads

    Any creative dealing in intellectual property should keep this book immediately ready-to-hand near where he works and be familiar with the principles it exposits. Read full review

    Review: The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know

    User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

    Great book! Helped me solve a workplace problem with content ownership. 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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