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Stim, Richard

Overview
Works: 70 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 38,442 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Law for laypersons  Handbooks and manuals  Contracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: KF2980, 346.73048
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Stim
Getting permission : how to license & clear copyrighted materials online & off by Richard Stim( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a guide for understanding how to acquire rights to books, films, music and other content. The fourth edition is completely updated and contains a wide collection of practical, real-life FAQs build upon Dear Rich blog questions. Whether creating a web site, an anthology, or materials for a class, artists and educators of every stripe need to copyright. People who plan to use any copyrighted material for their own purposes need to get permission first from the owners of that work. If they do not, they could find themselves face to face with a lawsuit. In this guide the author, an intellectual property lawyer tackles the permissions process, explaining when authorization for the use of copyrighted materials is needed. It shines the light on who to ask for permission, as well as when, and how much, to expect to pay for permission. The book covers: the permissions process, including authorization to use text, photographs, artwork and music, 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. It covers web site permission, includes agreements for acquiring authorization to use text, photographs, artwork and music. It also provides information for web site owners, such as hyper-linking agreements and Internet research suggestions. It helps readers obtain rights, permissions and clearance, and stay out of legal hot water. All forms for agreements are included as tear-outs and on disk
Patent, copyright & trademark by Richard Stim( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides an insider's view of intellectual property by providing a clear overview plus a thorough explanation of terms. It describes the types of protection and where they apply. It has been completely updated with a section of Questions and Answers and explanations of borderline IP terms. It also covers the most recent legal changes from legislation and case law"--Provided by publisher
Music law : how to run your band's business by Richard Stim( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features business and legal advice for bands, covering such topics as drafting a partnership agreement, using samples, registering a band name, selling and licensing music, touring on a budget, and understanding record contracts
Nolo's patents for beginners by David Pressman( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nolo's Patents for Beginners provides plain-English explanations of patent law, patent and invention resources and a glossary of patent terms. The 8th edition is completely updated to cover all changes in patent law and regulations, including the latest on filing for provisional patent status" --from the publisher
Patent pending in 24 hours by Richard Stim( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the latest information on obtaining a patent, covering such topics as patent law, online searching, forms needed for a patent application, and tips for preparing an informal drawing of the invention
Legal research : how to find & understand the law by Stephen Elias( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide that explains how to do legal research, including navigating law libraries, using the Internet, writing legal memorandums, and more
Contracts : the essential business desk reference by Richard Stim( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An A to Z, plain-English encyclopedia of contract terminology that dissects important contract concepts for business owners, law students, managers, and consumers. It also includes sample agreements with explanations on how to complete them"--Provided by publisher
Trademark : legal care for your business & product name by Stephen Elias( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A complete guide to all business name and trademark issues including choice of name, trademark registration, domain names, and dealing with infringement. This completely updated edition includes all of the latest trademark cases and rules regarding online registration. It also features an FAQ/Dear Rich questions and answer section"Provided by publisher
Patent, copyright & trademark : a desk reference to intellectual property law by Stephen Elias( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're an inventor, designer, writer or programmer, you need to understand the language of intellectual property law. Otherwise, you can't intelligently deal with intellectual property issues such as: who owns creative works or valuable information; how owners can protect and enforce their ownership rights; how disputes between intellectual property owners can be resolved, and how ownership rights can best be transferred to others. With Patent, Copyright & Trademark, you will: get clear overviews of relevant laws; understand the different kinds of protection offered by patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets, and which apply to your work; get a plain-English definition of every term you're likely to come across, and find the information you need, quickly and easily. All entries are organized by topic and extensively cross-referenced. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law and provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new 'first to file' rule, which promises to revolutionize patent law. Plus, read all new Q & As excerpted from author Richard Stim's popular blog, 'Dear Rich.'
Retire happy : what you can do now to guarantee a great retirement by Richard Stim( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling guilty about how little you've saved for retirement? It's time for a reality check. All the money in the world won't make for a happy retirement unless you're satisfied with the rest of your life
License your invention by Richard Stim( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like most inventors, you dream of striking it rich - finding a company you can trust, hashing out a fair licensing deal, watching your idea hit the marketplace and then raking in the profits. But where do you find the right company? And how do you draft an agreement that will protect your interests?License Your Invention provides both the practical marketing advice and the legal licensing language you need to turn your invention into a moneymaker. Step by step, this book explains the key elements in a licensing agreement, from advances and royalties to the length of an agreement. It also explai
Profit from your idea : how to make smart licensing deals by Richard Stim( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written in plain English to help inventors, manufacturers, and others who want to exploit a patentable idea understand, create and use an invention licensing agreement. The new edition has the latest licensing cases and a set of FAQs"--Provided by publisher
Nolo's patents for beginners by David Pressman( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an introduction to the patenting process, including information on invention documentation, patent searching, and patent infringement
Whoops! I'm in business : a crash course in business basics by Richard Stim( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your crafts business : a legal guide by Richard Stim( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the plain-English information & forms you need to: protect your craftwork; run your business; understand tax rules; license your creations
All I need is money : how to finance your invention by Jack Lander( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wow! I'm in business : a crash course in business basics by Richard Stim( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have the drive, but need the ""know how"" to start and run a business? This book is for you!. Named a ""Top 10 Career Book of 2005"" by Joyce Lain Kennedy, syndicated careers columnist. If your pastime and passion has started bringing in money, you may be wondering, ""Am I in business -- and if so, how do I run it?"". Feeling nervous? Don't! Thousands of people who knew absolutely nothing about business are now reaping the benefits of their hard work -- and experiencing the satisfaction of succeeding on their own. You can, too-- and Wow! I'm in Business will show you how. Let it guide you thro
Nondisclosure agreements : protect your trade secrets and more by Richard Stim( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plain-English legal information & forms you need to safeguard your business interests
Patenting art & entertainment : new strategies for protecting creative ideas by Gregory Aharonian( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many legal experts argue that copyright law is dying, that artists and entertainers need a new approach to intellectual property protection. Patenting Art & amp; Entertainment provides an answer. This book shows that patent law can protect the methods and processes used to create art and entertainment - as well as the design and appearance of products. Patenting Art & amp; Entertainment provides in-depth (but concise) information of all aspects of this cutting-edge method. It covers how the creation of arts and entertainment became formal sciences, the limitations of copyrights, how the U.S. Patent and Tr
Copyright law by Richard Stim( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Contracts : the essential business desk reference
Alternative Names
Stim, Rich

Stim, Rich 1949-

Stim, Richard

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Patent, copyright & trademarkMusic law : how to run your band's businessNolo's patents for beginnersPatent pending in 24 hoursLegal research : how to find & understand the lawContracts : the essential business desk referenceTrademark : legal care for your business & product namePatent, copyright & trademark : a desk reference to intellectual property law