Music Law

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413321917
Size: 32.67 MB
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If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to: find the right manager buy, insure and maintain equipment get gigs and get paid tour on a budget use samples do covers legally protect your copyright trademark your band’s name choose a recording studio sell your music manage your website understand record contracts deal with taxes Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms available. Interactive forms are downloadable.

Music Law

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325610
Size: 75.96 MB
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If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to: find the right manager buy, insure and maintain equipment get gigs and get paid tour on a budget use samples do covers legally protect your copyright trademark your band’s name choose a recording studio sell your music manage your website understand record contracts deal with taxes Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law. Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms available. Interactive forms are downloadable.

Music Law

Author: Richard Stim Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413317448
Size: 37.60 MB
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The No. 1 bestselling business book for bands! If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to: . find the right manager . buy, insure and maintain equipment . get gigs and get paid . tour on a budget . use samples . do covers legally . protect your copyright . trademark your band’s name . choose a recording studio . sell your music . manage your website . understand record contracts . deal with taxes Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms avaliable.

Copyright Law

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN:
Size: 30.27 MB
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Copyright is the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, perform or prepare derivitives of an original fixed work such as literary, artistic, musical, dramatic or related works. Since copyright is controlled by federal law, this book is a national text that answers every practical question relating to ownership use and transfer of copyrights. It is a practical work that contains forms, regulations and detailed instructions on registering, assigning and acquiring copyright, as well as information about investigating imitations and stopping infringers. There is substantial legal background including references to all major cases as well as historical background inlcuding some emphasis on the landmark decisions of Learned Hand.

Contracts

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323014
Size: 12.48 MB
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Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language of contracts which clauses are important and which aren't illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for, and how to negotiate or change contracts. Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference will help you save money by explaining which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners (including one-person operations and independent contractors), but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.

Patent Pending In 24 Hours

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325505
Size: 56.73 MB
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Everything you need to protect your invention now Ready to stamp "patent pending" on your invention? Then you need to file a provisional patent application (PPA), an inexpensive way to claim your invention - and buy yourself time to determine whether it's worthwhile to pursue a regular patent. With Patent Pending in 24 Hours, you will learn how to: conduct a patent search online complete all the necessary forms evaluate potential hurdles prepare informal drawings file your application, and file a new PPA to reflect modifications The new edition covers the latest implications of recent federal patent law reform for PPA applicants.

Profit From Your Idea

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324533
Size: 65.44 MB
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License your invention without the risk -- protect your idea You’ve got a great idea and are ready to strike it rich. But finding a company you can trust, hashing out a fair licensing deal, then watching your idea hit the marketplace—well, you’ll need help. Turn to Profit From Your Idea. It will help you negotiate and draft a licensing agreement that will protect your interests. In the end, you’ll know all about: the licensing process your intellectual property rights ownership issues for inventor-employees working with licensing agents protecting confidential information finding potential licensees licensing overseas showing your invention safely negotiating your agreement reviewing changes to an agreement Disclosing your invention requires a balancing act: Presenting the best aspects of your invention while protecting the confidential aspects of your work. Use Profit From Your Idea to help you effectively maintain the necessary balance and minimize the risks of disclosure. The fully updated edition comes complete with the current licensing law and patent rules, as well as includes brand new FAQs, many from the author's popular blog, Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog.

The Craft Artist S Legal Guide

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413315275
Size: 77.34 MB
Format: PDF
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Take care of the legal and business side of your business and focus on creating your crafts! Crafting for profit is on the rise, and you may find yourself relying more and more on the income generated from your creative enterprise in a down economy. But the legal and business side of crafting can be daunting for artists, consuming time and money that could be better invested in creating your products, and possibly even leaving you open to copyright violation or tax troubles. Youíve already found your passion, so let The Craft Artistís Legal Guide coach you through the business of crafting with a comprehensive, friendly review of all the major legal and tax considerations facing artists, along with clear examples of how to approach them. Youíll learn how to: get a design patent or license a craft price and sell material, online and off select the right studio and deal with leases, noise restrictions, and zoning laws find and utilize free ways of promoting your business online hire workers and sales reps choose the right insurance complete and file required business forms protect copyright, patents, and trade dress save on taxes and preserve income Each chapter of the book starts with an engaging interview with a working craftsperson about the various business and legal issues that every artist is likely to encounter. Youíll also get the lowdown on various money-saving online resources that will save you time and money. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.