The Literary Law Guide For Authors
by By Attorneys Tonya Marie Evans & Susan Borden Evans, Foreword by Dan Poynter|
208 Pages, Paperback, 8 1/2 x 11
* provides essential information about copyright and trademark law. The text and illustrations teach authors how to protect their work and how to avoid common pitfalls associated with writing that may expose a writer to legal liability.
* Identifing writers' most important legal issues, this invaluable legal reference provides straightforward information and solutions on how writers can protect their work. With specific attention paid to intellectual property, electronic rights, reclaiming copyright, fair use, permissions, work-for-hire,public domain, and trademarks, this resource provides information necessary for those looking to sell trademark laws as well as pending and new legislation affecting writers. The appendix includes contract, copyright, and trademark forms commonly used by authors, which are also available in a PDF format on the accompanying CD-ROM.
* breaks down complicated boilerplate language most commonly included in publishing contracts and analyzes the clauses from the author's perspective.
* * is an indispensable writing tool for all writers. A successful writer is an informed writer who understands the legal advantages, disadvantages and intricacies involved in the business of writing.