A comprehensive and accessible key to a vast storehouse of knowledge and information. -- Peter Beren, co-author of The Writer's Legal Companion
An indispensable resource for writers, scholars, creative artists, editors, publishers and librarians. -- Emmy E. Werner, Ph.D. Research Professor, University of California, Davis
Lucidly written and amply illustrated, this book will become a landmark legal guide for the layperson. -- Emmy E. Werner, Ph.D. Research Professor, University of California, Davis
About the Author
Stephen Fishman received his law degree from the University of Southern California in 1979. After stints in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer in 1983. He has helped write and edit over a dozen reference books for attorneys. He is the author of Software Development: A Legal Guide, Copyright Your Software, The Copyright Handbook, Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements, Working For Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers and Consultants, and Hiring Independent Contractors: The Employers Legal Guide, all published by Nolo.