|About the Book|
A book which helps you make sense of everything--from patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law to software development contracts and employment agreements. It covers when to use copyright, trademark, trade secret or patent protection- what the strengths and limitations of each type of protection are- how to avoid infringement- what you need to know about software patents- what key provisions to include when drafting an agreement- step-by-step instructions for drafting employment agreements, agreements for independent contractors and consultants, software publishing agreements and agreements for the development of custom software- when and how to obtain permission to use materials in multimedia projects- and what you need to know about the new multimedia patent. The book comes with a DOS disk with all the contracts and agreements included. Mac users need Apple File Exchange. See Copyright Your Software for a related book from Nolo press.