An essential tool for writers, agents, editors, and publishers who want to understand the legal risks and rights associated with publishing.
Overwhelmed by the copyright and trademark arena? Scratching your head over obscure clauses in legal contracts? Anxious about piracy and plagiarism? Through his popular Sidebar Saturdays blog, novelist, freelance writer, and intellectual property attorney Matt Knight has helped countless creatives navigate the legal challenges of the publishing world. Now, he'll help you avert complicated legal matters so your publishing endeavors soar towards success.
The Writer's Legal GPS provides you with the knowledge needed to understand complicated U.S. publishing law. Packed with clear and practical information, The Writer's Legal GPS is organized to be at your fingertips just when you need to make an informed legal decision. Through Knight's comprehensive handbook, you'll save valuable time and reduce anxiety over common legal problems everyone in the publishing industry faces. All so you can stay focused on what you do best: creating and publishing written content.
No matter where you are within the publishing realm, The Writer's Legal GPS is an indispensable legal guide for anyone who wants to succeed. Make sure you have it on your desk. You won't regret it.
About the Author
Table of Contents
6. Memoirs and life stories
7. Liability and lawsuits
8. The business of writing
11. Forms and example contracts