Every Writer s Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law Second Edition

Learn how to safeguard your work against theft and plagiarism with this straightforward, invaluable guide to copyright and publishing law, including a new section on multimedia and electronic copyright information.

Author: Ellen M. Kozak

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 0805048049

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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Learn how to safeguard your work against theft and plagiarism with this straightforward, invaluable guide to copyright and publishing law, including a new section on multimedia and electronic copyright information.

Writer s Guide to Copyright Law

"This book will show you: what copyright is and how the law protects you; how to preserve your copyright and avoid infringing that of others; what libel is and how it can affect you; how to avoid libellous writing and defend yourself from ...

Author: Helen Shay

Publisher: How to Books

ISBN: 1857039912

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 132

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The law is of great significance to you as a writer. In this book, you will learn what rights you have as a writer and how to enjoy them, and what obligations you have and how to comply with them. You will discover how to avoid legal pitfalls and in the event that you find yourself in a legal entanglement, how to remedy the situation.

A Writer s Guide to Copyright

An introduction to copyright law contains discussions of registration, renewal, and permissions, including samples of the various necessary forms

Author: Elizabeth Preston

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: 0871161303

Category: Law

Page: 44

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An introduction to copyright law contains discussions of registration, renewal, and permissions, including samples of the various necessary forms

Protect Your Writings

In this practical guide, author and licensed attorney Maria Crimi Speth provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand description of the applicable laws that affect authors and their works.

Author: Maria Crimi Speth

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781450243667

Category: Law

Page: 112

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Whether you are a seasoned author or a new author writing your first book, Protect Your Writings will help you avoid common, costly legal mistakes. In this practical guide, author and licensed attorney Maria Crimi Speth provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand description of the applicable laws that affect authors and their works. Illustrated with examples from real cases and real situations, Protect Your Writings covers the four main areas of intellectual property law and the interplay between these areas as they relate to authors. The guide focuses strongly on copyright law—the main area of law protecting the written word—and also includes sections that discuss the copyright registration process in detail, how to avoid infringement claims against you, international rights, online writing, and the contracts that authors are most likely to encounter. A valuable resource for writers in any stage of their career, Protect Your Writings succinctly and completely covers the legal information that authors need to safeguard their creative works. It answers the questions writers may have as well as the questions they might not know to ask.

The Writer s Legal Guide Fourth Edition

Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and business aspects of the trade, from electronic rights and ebooks to contracts and accounting.

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Allworth

ISBN: 1621532429

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author’s foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and business aspects of the trade, from electronic rights and ebooks to contracts and accounting. Other topics include: Registering copyrights, including online Taxes and bookkeeping Following fair use guidelines Negotiating contracts with publishers and agents Obtaining permissions to use others’ work Dealing with periodical, syndication, film, television, play, and audio rights agreements Handling business disputes Understanding libel, privacy, and the limits of free expression Avoiding self-publishing missteps Planning authors’ estates

Every Writer s Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law Third Edition

For anyone involved in the book business—writers, editors, publishers, agents, lawyers, and even critics or scholars with questions about intellectual property— this authoritative and accessible desk reference is truly indispensable.

Author: Ellen M. Kozak

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 0805073787

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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A newly revised and updated edition of the indispensable desk reference for writers, publishers, agents, and anyone else with questions about copyright and publishing laws What is a copyright? How often does it have to be renewed? How do you inherit it? How do you determine the copyright of a letter or an illustration? What defines “fair use”? How can you determine when something is in the “public domain”? How is material on the Internet copyrighted? This newly revised and updated edition of Every Writer’s Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law answers these and other pertinent questions in clear, accessible language. Ellen M. Kozak, herself an author and a lawyer, covers matters such as publishing contracts, libel, privacy, electronic property, moral rights, “Son of Sam” laws, and product liability, among others. For anyone involved in the book business—writers, editors, publishers, agents, lawyers, and even critics or scholars with questions about intellectual property— this authoritative and accessible desk reference is truly indispensable.

A Writer s Guide to Copyright

FORM SR Application for Copyright Registration for a Sound Recording ... The Writer's Legal Guide . ... Very brief synopsis of the new copyright law .

Author: Poets & Writers, Inc

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951000989704T

Category: Law

Page: 49

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This is a simply-written summary of copyright law for writers, editors, and teachers, illustrsted with sample forms.

Writing and Developing Your College Textbook

A Comprehensive Guide to Textbook Authorship and Higher Education Publishing ... Ellen M. Every Writer's Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law , 3rd ed .

Author: Mary Ellen Lepionka

Publisher: Atlantic Path Publishing

ISBN: 097281647X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 305

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This is the comprehensively revised second edition of a popular professional book on textbook writing and finding one's way in the higher education publishing world--for academic authors and editors, college instructors, and instructional designers. The second edition has two new chapters on the latest industry trends--such as the pricing revolt, open access movement, and wiki-textbook phenomenon, and on the use of learning objectives to structure textbook package development. Every chapter features new sections, links, forms, models, or examples from an even greater range of college courses. Contains updated and expanded appendices, glossary entries, references, bibliography entries, and index. BISAC: Language Arts & Disciplines/Authorship and Publishing

Law and Authors

Lawyers should add this book as recommended reading for their clients.”—Lydia Pallas Loren, Professor of Law, Lewis and Clark Law School “A comprehensive guide for anyone writing in today’s market.

Author: Jacqueline D. Lipton

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520301818

Category: Law

Page: 272

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This accessible, reader-friendly handbook will be an invaluable resource for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry. Drawing on a wealth of experience in legal scholarship and publishing, Jacqueline D. Lipton provides a useful legal guide for writers whatever their levels of expertise or categories of work (fiction, nonfiction, or academic). Through case studies and hypothetical examples, Law and Authors addresses issues of copyright law, including explanations of fair use and the public domain; trademark and branding concerns for those embarking on a publishing career; laws that impact the ways that authors might use social media and marketing promotions; and privacy and defamation questions that writers may face. Although the book focuses on American law, it highlights key areas where laws in other countries differ from those in the United States. Law and Authors will prepare every writer for the inevitable and the unexpected.

Specialized Legal Research

Evans—Walls, Tonya M. Copyright Companion for Writers. Philadelphia: Legal Write Publications, ... The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, and Copyright Law.

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Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

ISBN: 9780735552784

Category:

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Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the Literature of the U S A

Boston : The Writer , 1968. Rev. ed . 1978 . On American laws concerning copyright , libel , permissions for quotations , censorship , etc.

Author: Clarence Gohdes

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822305925

Category: Reference

Page: 255

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This fifth revised edition features approximately 1,900 items, most of which are annotated. It addresses several interdisciplinary studies that have become prominent in the last decade, especially on popular culture, racial and other minorities, Native Americans and Chicanos, and literary regionalism. It allots more space to computer aids, science fiction, children's literature, literature of the sea, film and literature, and linguistic studies of American English and includes a new section on psychology. The appendix lists the biography of each of 135 deceased American authors. ISBN 0-8223-0592-5 : $22.50 (For use only in the library).

Don t Steal Copyrighted Stuff

Ellen M. Kozak , Every Writer's Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law ( New York : Henry Holt and Company , 1996 ) , p . 42 . 5.

Author: Ann Graham Gaines

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0766028615

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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"Learn how to research and write reports with proper citations and bibliographies. Also find out how to protect your own creative works"--Provided by publisher.

The Copyright Permission and Libel Handbook

"A thoughtful, comprehensive, and invaluable guide for writers.

Author: Lloyd J. Jassin

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471146544

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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"A thoughtful, comprehensive, and invaluable guide for writers."--Bernard Lefkowitz, Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism "Easy to read and understand . . . should be on every publisher's reference shelf."--Jan Nathan, Executive Director, Publishers Marketing Association For anyone who has ever faced the confusing web of copyright and libel laws, this practical, problem-solving guide is a godsend. In clear, jargon-free language, legal experts provide the information and techniques you need to prepare a manuscript or multimedia work for publication. You'll learn how to: * Clear rights for all types of copyrighted materials, including quotations, photographs, fine art, motion picture stills, song lyrics, and more * Protect yourself against libel suits * Determine if a work is in the public domain * Assess if quoting without permission qualifies as fair use * Locate rights holders * Negotiate clearances Includes library of sample forms: * permission letter * interview release * model release * work-made-for-hire agreement * copyright assignment * photograph license

How to Publish Your Articles

Permission guides writers through the gray areas A guide to both national and international organiof copyright law . The author explains the law , zations ...

Author: Shirley Kawa-Jump

Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 0757000169

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 343

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Freelance article writer Kawa-Jump has written a book designed to answer all the novice writer's common questions about getting articles published by magazines, journals, and newspapers. 2-color throughout.

The Writer s Friendly Legal Guide

Advises authors on such legal concerns as contracts, libel, copyright law, syndication, taxes, and more

Author: Kirk Polking

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 0898793734

Category: Law

Page: 173

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Advises authors on such legal concerns as contracts, libel, copyright law, syndication, taxes, and more

Introductory Guidebook on Copyright Law and Its Implementing Regulations

DEFINITION OF OWNERS OF COPYRIGHTS AND OWNERS OF RELATED RIGHTS Owners of Copyrights The owner of copyrights are: writers, novelists, poets, fine artists, ...

Author: Mohammad Ben Barrack Abdel Mohsen Al-Fouzan

Publisher: Al Manhal

ISBN: 9796500029887

Category: Law

Page: 48

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The protection of copyright is one of the cultural, economic and social benefits, and on the other hand, encourages capitals to invest in various fields, this affects positively the pattern of consumption. This book offers a study on the protection of copyright and discusses: (Copyrights Protection, Main Features of the Law, Works Excluded from Protection and Duration of Protection).

Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents

The writer's guide to writing ! ... Good information on legal controls , including libel law , patent and trademark law , and copyright law • Hackos , JoAnn ...

Author: Joan G. Nagle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0780310977

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

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State-of-the-art in its simple, user-friendly presentation, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire process of preparing, producing, and distributing engineering documents using current computer software and the most recent technologies in information transfer. Available in both hardcover and softcover versions! Sponsored by: IEEE Professional Communications Society

The Writer s Legal Guide Fourth Edition

If a work is unpublished, US copyright law protects it regardless of the author's nationality or place of residence. The work need not have been created in ...

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621532910

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 107

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In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author’s foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and business aspects of the trade, from electronic rights and ebooks to contracts and accounting. Other topics include: Registering copyrights, including online Taxes and bookkeeping Following fair use guidelines Negotiating contracts with publishers and agents Obtaining permissions to use others’ work Dealing with periodical, syndication, film, television, play, and audio rights agreements Handling business disputes Understanding libel, privacy, and the limits of free expression Avoiding self-publishing missteps Planning authors’ estates