The Law (in Plain English) for Crafts / Edition 5

The Law (in Plain English) for Crafts / Edition 5

by Leonard Duboff
     
 

• The complete resource for craftspeople who are also businesspeople

• Expert advice from a pioneer in art law

• Replaces ISBN 1-58115-016-4

Here is the definitive guide for craftspeople who want to successfully tackle the business and legal issues they face every day. Explanations of new laws, plus a discussion of new business forms such as

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Overview

• The complete resource for craftspeople who are also businesspeople

• Expert advice from a pioneer in art law

• Replaces ISBN 1-58115-016-4

Here is the definitive guide for craftspeople who want to successfully tackle the business and legal issues they face every day. Explanations of new laws, plus a discussion of new business forms such as limited liability companies, bring this indispensable volume up to date. Readers will still find DuBoff’s easy-to-understand explanations of trademarks and copyrights, contracts, consignments, taxes, liability, working at home, and getting the right compensation—everything the small-business artisan needs to save thousands of dollars in attorneys’ fees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581150162
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/04/1999
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Forms of Organization1
Ch. 2Contracts17
Ch. 3Warranties and Disclaimers27
Ch. 4Consignment41
Ch. 5On Getting Paid for Your Work49
Ch. 6Keeping Taxes Low59
Ch. 7Insurance75
Ch. 8Product Liability85
Ch. 9Trademarks91
Ch. 10Copyright101
Ch. 11Patent Law and Trade Secret Protection117
Ch. 12Licensing123
Ch. 13Commercial Leases127
Ch. 14Working at Home133
Ch. 15Labor Relations141
Ch. 16How to Find a Lawyer151
Appendix AVolunteer Lawyer Organizations155
Appendix BGlossary of Common Legal Terms159
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (1) Certificate of Authenticity163
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (2) Commission Agreement166
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (3) Gallery Consignment Agreement174
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (4) Assignment of Copyright Agreement179
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (5a) Copyright Licensing Agreement181
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (5b) Trademark Licensing Agreement184
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (6) Nondisclosure/Nonuse Agreement187
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (7) Independent Contractor Agreement188
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (8) Employment Agreement192
Appendix CStandard Legal Forms: (9) At Will Employment Form196
Appendix DUseful Forms: (1) Recording Business Deductions197
Appendix DUseful Forms: (2) Letter Requesting Permission199
Appendix ECollecting Your Debts201
Index203

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