Legal Guide to Web & Software Development

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NOLO, Oct 26, 2007 - Computers - 544 pages
Protect your rights, and your hard work!

The laws covering website and software development are complex and confusing, but if you don't untangle them, it could cost you thousands of dollars in attorneys' fees and lawsuits.

Fortunately, Legal Guide to Web & Software Development decodes this complex area of the law, thoroughly and in reader-friendly English. It also provides contracts, agreements and legal forms on CD-ROM, with step-by-step instructions for filling them out, so you can protect your software and website without paying a lawyer's ransom.

Use Legal Guide to Web & Software Development to learn:
  • what kind of legal protection you need
  • the strengths and limitations of each type of protection
  • how to avoid infringement
  • which provisions you need when drafting an agreement
  • how to obtain permission to use other people's materials

    You'll find complete, step-by-step instructions to draft:
  • employment agreements
  • contractor and consultant agreements
  • development agreements
  • license agreements

    The 5th edition of Legal Guide to Web & Software Development is completely updated to provide the latest case law and statutory revisions.
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    About the author (2007)

    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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