Creativity and Copyright

Legal Essentials for Screenwriters and Creative Artists
University of California Press
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 16. Juli 2019
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 216 Seiten
978-0-520-30353-9 (ISBN)
Inspired by Strunk & White's The Elements of Style, this elegant, short reference is the perfect guide for screenwriters and creative artists looking to succeed as industry professionals. Readers will quickly understand the laws that govern creativity, idea-making, and selling, and learn how to protect themselves and their works from the legal quagmires they may encounter. Written by an unrivaled pair of experts, John L. Geiger and Howard Suber, who use real-life case studies to cover topics such as clearance, contracts, collaboration, and infringement, Creativity and Copyright is poised to become an indispensable resource for beginners and experts alike.

First Edition
  • Englisch
  • Berkerley
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  • USA
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  • Broschur/Paperback
6 b-w illus.
  • Höhe: 140 mm
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  • Breite: 208 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 250 gr
978-0-520-30353-9 (9780520303539)
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John L. Geiger is a screenwriter and intellectual property attorney in Los Angeles with thirty-plus years of litigation and transactional experience representing a broad variety of entertainment professionals including screenwriters, producers, directors, and actors.

Howard Suber has taught generations of screenwriters, directors, producers, and film scholars during his more than fifty years at UCLA's celebrated film school. He has also been a consultant and expert witness for Hollywood studios and networks on copyright and creative control matters.

1. Free for the Taking: What You Can Steal from Others,
and What Others Can Steal from You
2. Clearance Required: What You Do
Need Permission to Use
3. Collaboration
4. Selling to Others and Implied-in-Fact Contracts
5. Copyright Infringement
6. Your Legal Team
7. Confessions of an Expert Witness: Free for the Telling
Epilogue: Creativity and Copyright

Appendix A. Copyright Fundamentals
Appendix B. Collaboration Problems
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