The Writer's Legal Guide: An Authors Guild Desk Reference by Tad Crawford

By Tad Crawford

Created via execs with vast event in either legislations and publishing, this necessary machine consultant solutions almost any query writers are inclined to face touching on their rights and the legislations. absolutely up to date with the newest info on digital rights and increased assurance of reasonable use and permissions, this new 3rd variation good points the newest alterations in copyright legislations, ebook contracts, enterprise contracts, collaboration agreements, limits of expression, the liberty of data Act, and tax legislation. Plus, it comprises a variety of pattern types, comparable to a ready-to-use digital rights clause, a version agreement for licensing articles to magazines, a record for averting defamation and invasion of privateness, and masses extra. Copublished with the Authors Guild, this e-book is a must have addition to any writer’s library.

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29 T H E W R I T E R ’ S L E G A L G U I D E 30 A DVA N TA G E S O F R E G I S T R AT I O N Your certificate of registration, if issued either before or within five years of first publication, is presumptive proof of the validity of the copyright and the facts stated on the form. More important, registration is necessary in order to bring a suit for infringement of copyright (unless the infringed work is protected under the Berne Convention and its country of origin is not the United States). If registration is made before an infringement occurs or within three months of publication, the copyright holder will be eligible to receive his or her attorneys’ fees and “statutory” damages (a special kind of damages that an author may elect to receive if actual damages are difficult to prove).

Your certificate of registration will be mailed in a window envelope to this address. Also, if the Copyright Office needs to contact you, we will write to this address. , if copies have been distributed to the public), give the complete date of publication (month, day, and year) and the nation where the publication first took place. 5 HOW TO COMPLETE SHORT FORM TX Type or print in black ink. Be clear and legible. ) Give only the information requested. NOTE: You may use a continuation sheet (Form __/CON) to list individual titles in a collection.

Secs. 409 and 410. Furnishing the requested information is voluntary. C. The principal uses of the requested information are the establishment and maintenance of a public record and the examination of the application for compliance with the registration requirements of the copyright law. Other routine uses include public inspection and copying, preparation of public indexes, preparation of public catalogs of copyright registrations, and preparation of search reports upon request. NOTE: No other advisory statement will be given in connection with this application.

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