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COPYRIGHT, CONTRACTS AND LEGAL

 

Volunteer lawyers for the arts http://www.starvingartistslaw.com/help/volunteer%20lawyers.htm

 

7 myths of copyrights  http://www.sitepronews.com/

 

13 digit ISBN numbers - explanation   http://www.isbn.org/standards/home/isbn/transition.asp

 

Book Club clauses in contracts  http://www.ivanhoffman.com/clubs.html

 

Contracts -  information  http://www.burryman.com/biz.html

          Understanding contracts  http://www.powernet.net/~scrnplay/pub.html

        Don't sign anything you're unsure about  http://www.adlerbooks.com/contract.html

       Negotiating contracts  http://www.tarakharper.com/k_negoc.htm

       Top ten things to negotiate in a contract http://www.ninc.com/tips/cntrt.asp

    There is a lot of publishing contract information in this article:
          
http://www.right-writing.com/checklist.html
   
The American Society of Journalists and Authors also has a lot of contract tips at:
          
http://www.asja.org/pubtips/pubtips.php
   
Also the Author's Guild has periodical and book contract advice at:
          
http://www.authorsguild.org/?p=100

 

Best Effort Clauses http://www.ivanhoffman.com/bestefforts.html

 

Contract terms  http://www.nwu.org/bite/gloss.htm

 

Contracts and payscales  http://www.canauthors.org/links/contracts.html

 

Copyright http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

 

Copyright basics http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/bytopic/intprop/circ1.html

 

Copyright registration forms http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

 

Copyright web site www.benedict.com/

 

Electronic issues in publishing contracts http://www.ivanhoffman.com/electronic.html

 

(The) Law good portal for legal stuff http://findlaw.com

 

Legal encylopedia http://www.nolo.com/

 

Novice Writer's Guide To Rights part of the Writers Write website. (DRO) http://www.writerswrite.com/journal/dec97/cew3.htm

 

Publishing Law Center http://www.publaw.com

 

Tips on proper trademark usage. http://www.inta.org/tmcklst1.htm

 

US Copyright Office: http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

 

writing/publish legal issues http://www.ivanhoffman.com