Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off

Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off

by Richard Stim
     
 

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Using copyrighted materials? Get permission and stay legal If you plan to use any copyrighted material for your own purposes, you need to get permission first from the owners of that work. If you don't, you could find yourself slapped with an expensive and time consuming lawsuit. Getting Permission tackles the permissions process head on without the legalese.

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Using copyrighted materials? Get permission and stay legal If you plan to use any copyrighted material for your own purposes, you need to get permission first from the owners of that work. If you don't, you could find yourself slapped with an expensive and time consuming lawsuit. Getting Permission tackles the permissions process head on without the legalese. It shines the light on whom to ask for permission, as well as when and how much to expect to pay for permission. Comprehensive and easy to read, the book covers: - the permissions process - the public domain - copyright research - fair use - academic permissions - the elements of a license and merchandise agreement - the use of a trademark or fictional character - and much more Getting Permission includes agreements for acquiring authorization to use text, photographs, artwork, and music, whether it's found online or off. The edition of this essential guide is completely updated to reflect the latest laws and court decisions. Plus, read an all new collection of practical, real life FAQs, based on author Richard Stim's popular intellectual property blog, Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright&Trademark Blog. With Downloadable Forms

Editorial Reviews

Computer Currents
The book offers excellent advice and guidance for licensing content, transferring information and linking to other sites.

Tech Trends
The best guide to getting permissions of all types written to date.

The McHugh Memo
The book at the top of my recommendations is Getting Permission.... I have waited a long time for a book of this excellence, depth and breadth in rights and permissions. Stim has written an extraordinarily helpful book.

Midwest Book Review
"Creates a winning survey highly recommended for any general lending library...this comes from an attorney and is a 'must' for any seeking copyright and permission details."
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413319347
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
10/15/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Attorney Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, craftspeople, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business Patent, Copyright&Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright&Trademark Blog.

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