Pamela Koslyn’s Guides

Pamela Koslyn

Los Angeles Business Attorney.

Contributor Level 20
  1. Contract Enforcement: What to Do and How to Do It in California

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Oral, written or implied? In California, oral agreements are as enforceable as written ones, although oral ones are more difficult to prove, and there can be doubt about what was agreed to. In Calif

    18 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Film, TV, Video, Radio, Interactive Media Writers: Protect Your Work

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Online WGA Registration is a Quick, Cheap, and Easy Way to Document the Date of Authorship of Your Work. The WGA accepts registration from its members and non-members of scripts, treatments, synopses

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Copyright Registration - 3 Methods

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Online "eCO" Registration The fastest and cheapest registration method for a basic claim for a single work (literary, visual arts, performing arts, including motion pictures and sound recordings), is

    17 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Top 10 Reasons You Know Your Lawyer Is Spending Too Much Time on Avvo

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, about 5 years ago.

    Reason No. 10 They're writing Top Ten lists relating to Avvo. Reason No. 9 They're reading Top Ten lists relating to Avvo. Reason No. 8 They secretly look down on anyone who's got less than a Level 5

    28 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. 4 Contract Myths

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    "If a contract isn't in writing, it's invalid." There's a grain of truth to this one (and its cousin "I never signed anything"), because a few contracts must be written -- notably certain real estate

    10 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. How to Draft a Contract So If You Have to Litigate, You End Up in the Court You Want

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    Planning for the Worst It may seem negative to put thought into how and where you're going to resolve a dispute if one comes up, but like everything else regarding your contract, good planning and ca

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  7. How to Do Business with a Minor in California

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    Make Sure Your Contract is the Kind That Can Be Court Approved The 1st kind of contract is one that employs a minor to perform artistic or creative services, like as an actor/actress, dancer, musicia

    9 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. Songwriters: How to Monetize Your Work

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    How Songs Make Money A song is owned by its publisher. Unless you're a songwriter with a successful track record like Diane Warren, publishing deals are usually done in conjunction with recording de

    10 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Songwriters: How to Protect Your Work

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    Always Have a Co-Publishing Agreement Musical compositions are owned by the song's "publisher," and usually the publisher gets half the money from exploitation of the song, and pays the other half to

    10 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. How to Protect Your Ideas Without Giving Them Away

    Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago.

    NDAs - Nondisclosure Agreements If you disclose your idea without taking steps to protect it, you're giving it away. An NDA sets out WHO you're disclosing your idea to, WHAT the subject of the nondi

    13 people found this Legal Guide helpful