The Copyright Guide: A Friendly Handbook to Protecting and Profiting from Copyrights 3rd ed
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Allworth Press
Country of Publication: USA
Price: Out of print
This legal companion is a definitive handbook for anyone looking to understand and benefit from copyrights in the information age, from artists to musicians, software designers to writers, crafts makers to photographers, and entrepreneurs to media moguls.
Updated and expanded to reflect important recent changes in US copyright law and the impact of the Internet on copyrights, this revised edition covers:-
- what can and cannot be protected under current law;
- duration and scope of protection;
- notice and registration;
- how to avoid infringement and what to do if you suspect infringement;
- how copyrights are exploited in the marketplace
Veteran intellectual property lawyer Lee Wilson teaches the ins and outs of copyrights in a logical, progressive fashion, making a complex subject easy-to-understand for the layperson and professional alike. Also included are dozens of real-life examples of both copyright creators and users, detailed checklists to determine fair use of copyrights, guidelines for turning copyrights into income, and easy-to-use form agreements.