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Pamela Koslyn

Pamela Koslyn’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • Domain Name Ownership - Things You Need to Know

    How to register a domain name Go to one of the many registars, such as Register.com, Network Solutions, or Godaddy.com. Use their search engine to see if the domain name you're interested in is avail

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  • How to Protect Your Ideas Without Giving Them Away

    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

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  • Copyright Registration - 3 Methods

    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

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

    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

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  • Songwriters: How to Protect Your Work

    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

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  • Songwriters: How to Monetize Your Work

    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

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  • Contract Enforcement: What to Do and How to Do It in California

    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

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  • How to Do Business with a Minor in California

    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

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

    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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  • 4 Contract Myths

    "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

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