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Stim, Richard

Overview
Works: 72 works in 381 publications in 1 language and 40,606 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 )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,100 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 )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to serve as a reference you can keep handy and refer to as questions come up, this book is for anyone who works with intellectual property and needs to understand the ins and outs of intellectual property law. It provides an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law, explanations of the scope of protection, definitions of terminology, and sample forms
Patent, copyright & trademark : a desk reference to intellectual property law by Stephen Elias( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, understanding the laws that govern your work is critical to success. But given the often convoluted terminology that surrounds patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights, this isn't easy. This book explains what legal rights apply to your work, the scope of copyright protection, includes an overview of trademark law, what the law protects and much more
Music law : how to run your band's business by Richard Stim( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,690 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,501 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 )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,224 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 1,135 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 )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,091 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 809 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
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 724 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 )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 669 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 )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 566 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 548 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 418 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 369 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 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often, a part-time hobby or interest becomes a full-time business. Yet many new entrepreneurs don't know how to run a business - or avoid trouble with customers, local government and the IRS. The book guides readers through the entire business lifecycle, from the first inkling that they may need help with their ventures, to the day they are ready to sell them off
Nondisclosure agreements : protect your trade secrets and more by Richard Stim( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 328 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 207 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 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Contracts : the essential business desk reference
Alternative Names
Stim, R. (Richard)

Stim, Rich

Stim, Rich 1949-

Stim, Richard

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English (273)

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Patent, copyright & trademarkPatent, copyright & trademark : a desk reference to intellectual property lawMusic 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 name