"How do you tell the difference between what's copyrighted and what isn't? A good starting point is Stephen Fishman's The Public Domain." (Associated Press
"A superb offering showing how to avoid lawsuits by getting one's hands on thousands of public domain songs, movies and manuscripts that can be used on websites or anywhere else free of charge." James Coates, Chicago Tribune (James Coates, Chicago Tribune
"The constitutional guarantee of a public domain was one of the Framers' most important gifts to our cultural tradition. This extraordinary book makes real the value of that gift in the 21st Century." (Laurence Lessig, author,Code & Other Laws of Cyberspace
About the Author
is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions - plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.