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The copyright handbook : what every writer needs to know  Cover Image Book Book

The copyright handbook : what every writer needs to know / Stephen Fishman, J.D.

Fishman, Stephen, (author.). Nolo (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1413331130
  • ISBN: 9781413331134
  • Physical Description: 386 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 15th edition.
  • Publisher: El Segundo, CA : Nolo, [2024].

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Free legal updates at"--Cover
"With downloadable forms"--Cover
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Copyright basics -- Copyright notice -- Copyright registration -- What copyright protects -- Adaptations and compilations -- Transferring copyright ownership -- Copyright duration -- Using other authors' words -- Copyright infringement : what it is, what to do about it, how to avoid it -- International copyright protection -- Copyright and taxation -- Obtaining copyright permissions -- Help beyond this book -- Appendix: How to use the downloadable forms on the Nolo website.
Summary, etc.:
If you work with words, you need this book No writer likes to see their hard work or creativity copied by others-or to be accused of copying. Fortunately, The Copyright Handbook provides everything you need to protect yourself. Find information and forms to help you: learn what copyright law protects and doesn't register your work with the Copyright Office deal with infringers, online and off transfer ownership of a copyright get international copyright protection understand the "fair use" rule obtain permission to use copyrighted work, and profit from your copyright
Subject: Copyright > United States > Popular works.
Copyright > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Law for laypersons.
Handbooks and manuals.
Informational works.

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