Copyright Handbook, The: What Every Writer Needs to Know (Google eBook)

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Nolo, 2011 - Law - 424 pages
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Register and protect your work.

The Copyright Handbook solves the most common problem for writers: how to obtain maximum copyright protection for original work. You'll learn everything you need to know from how to register your copyright to dealing with infringers to understanding the fair use rule and even how to transfer your copyright. The 11th edition is completely updated to provide the latest case law and copyright regulations, including works created for the Internet, such as blogs and new U.S. Copyright Office electronic filing procedures.


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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


4 Correcting or Changing Copyright Notice or Registration
5 What Copyright Protects
6 Adaptations and Compilations
7 Initial Copyright Ownership
8 Transferring Copyright Ownership
9 Copyright Duration
10 Using Other Authors Words
What It Is What to Do About It How to Avoid It
12 International Copyright Protection
13 Copyright and Taxation
14 Obtaining Copyright Permissions
15 Help Beyond This Book
Appendix A How to Use the Interactive Forms

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About the author (2011)

Stephen Fishmanis 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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