Copyright Handbook, The (Google eBook)

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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: 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

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    NOLO books are valuable resources in assisting individuals to understand legal topics. They are not, nor do they try to be, a substitute for personalized legal advice. This title on copyright, in 405 ... Read full review

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    Contents

    4 Correcting or Changing Copyright Notice or Registration
    95
    5 What Copyright Protects
    109
    6 Adaptations and Compilations
    143
    7 Initial Copyright Ownership
    159
    8 Transferring Copyright Ownership
    199
    9 Copyright Duration
    233
    10 Using Other Authors Words
    251
    What It Is What to Do About It How to Avoid It
    275
    12 International Copyright Protection
    329
    13 Copyright and Taxation
    353
    14 Obtaining Copyright Permissions
    371
    15 Help Beyond This Book
    399
    Appendix A How to Use the Interactive Forms
    407
    Index
    411
    Copyright

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    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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