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About the author:
Art is the founder of the non-profit New Media Rights, a Forbes.com contributor, and a law professor. Specializing in the areas of internet, intellectual property, privacy, and media law, Art has provided and overseen legal services to nearly 2000 small businesses, entrepreneurs, and creators. Art is a 3 time appointee to the Federal Communication Commission's Consumer Advisory Committee.
Teri is a former Staff Attorney at New Media Rights where she worked with all manner of creative individuals on a daily basis on preventative, transactional and pre-litigation matters. In 2015 Teri was appointed as an Internet Law & Policy Foundry Fellow in recognition of her work as an early career leader in the tech law and policy space. She is currently Product Counsel for Twitter.
Don't Panic: A Legal Guide (in plain english) for Small Businesses & Creative Professionals
Art Neill, Teri Karobonik
Don’t Panic :) will prepare you for legal issues you’ll encounter as a creator or entrepreneur.
Whether you are a startup, filmmaker, musician, author, or other creator, this book will help you understand what you need to know, and how to avoid getting sued.
The book covers a range of legal situations that may arise, from the inception of your business, or the creation of your work, to that dreaded moment (that hopefully doesn’t happen) you get a nasty lawyer letter for the first time. While this book is not a substitute for legal advice, it can serve as a valuable guide to preventing and resolving legal issues.
The book is organized to help you quickly jump to specific information that will help you through that stage of your work. There are short, straight to the point summaries throughout called “The Bottom Line” providing the essentials you need to know.
You’ll learn how to form your business, protect your intellectual property, understand E&O insurance, and avoid problems when launching an App or internet-based service. Often, you can take a few simple steps upfront that will protect your business or creative works, and ultimately save time and money down the road.
- Publication Date:
- 0997656905 / 9780997656909
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Business & Economics / Small Business / General