WorldCat Identities

Stim, Richard

Works: 86 works in 463 publications in 1 language and 41,041 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Law for laypersons  Handbooks and manuals  Contracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: KF2980, 346.73048
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Stim
Getting permission : how to license & clear copyrighted materials online & off by Richard Stim( )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 3,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This easy-to-use book shows you how to obtain the appropriate rights when using other people's creative work. If you don't, you could find yourself slapped with a lawsuit." "Getting Permission tackles the entire permissions process head on. Find out whom you should ask for permission, when you should ask and how much you should expect to pay." "Getting Permission includes a CD-ROM packed with agreements to use text, photographs, artwork and music. It will help you obtain rights, permissions and clearances - and stay out of legal hot water."--Jacket
Patent pending in 24 hours by Richard Stim( )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 3,303 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
Music law : how to run your band's business by Richard Stim( )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Music Law" provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms avaliable
Legal research : how to find & understand the law by Stephen Elias( )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,856 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
Patent, copyright & trademark by Richard Stim( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,708 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 by Stephen Elias( )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This up-dated 7th edition provides information on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Madrid Protocol, open source, along with the latest law and court decisions that affect how you protect your intellectual property
Nolo's patents for beginners by David Pressman( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,440 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"--The publisher
License your invention by Richard Stim( )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2,085 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
Contracts : the essential business desk reference by Richard Stim( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,380 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
Copyright law by Richard Stim( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patent, copyright & trademark : a desk reference to intellectual property law by Richard Stim( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 1,330 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
Retire happy : what you can do now to guarantee a great retirement by Richard Stim( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,166 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
Trademark : legal care for your business & product name by Stephen Elias( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,158 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
Your crafts business : a legal guide by Richard Stim( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,101 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
Nondisclosure agreements : protect your trade secrets and more by Richard Stim( )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plain-English legal information & forms you need to safeguard your business interests
Nolo's patents for beginners by David Pressman( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an introduction to the patenting process, including information on invention documentation, patent searching, and patent infringement
Profit from your idea : how to make smart licensing deals by Richard Stim( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 838 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
Whoops! I'm in business : a crash course in business basics by Richard Stim( )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<B>Please note that this edition is now out of print and has been replaced by the 2nd edition, also available through MyiLibrary ... </b><br><br>For people who are crossing the line between hobby and businessThe ideal startup book for the "accidental" business personHelp for people who have "fallen" into business - for example, an EBay business that's suddenly become a full time enterpriser
All I need is money : how to finance your invention by Jack Lander( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find the money you need to bring your invention to life!You have a great idea - but unless you find the right financing, your inventions may never get beyond the notebook. With All I Need Is Money, you'll find out how to secure the funding you need to make your invention a reality. Thousands of potential investors are looking for a great idea to get behind -- and All I Need Is Money helps you find them. In particular, the book shows you how to:identify sources of personal funding locate ""big league"" sources for financing understand why banks loan money find strategic, manufacturing and financ
Patenting art & entertainment : new strategies for protecting creative ideas by Gregory Aharonian( )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owners of art, entertainment, academic, scientists, inventors, small business owners, attorneys. 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. Included are examples in the fields of: painting, graphic art, music, architecture, film, furniture design, and much more. The book shows how to: document the creation of your art and entertainment inventions, apply for and obtain a design patent, get a utility patent and do a patent search
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Patent pending in 24 hours
Patent pending in 24 hoursMusic law : how to run your band's businessLegal research : how to find & understand the lawPatent, copyright & trademarkPatent, copyright & trademarkNolo's patents for beginnersLicense your inventionContracts : the essential business desk reference
Alternative Names
Richard Stim

Stim, R. (Richard)

Stim, Rich

Stim, Rich 1949-

Stim, Richard

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