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    Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, crafts people, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including Music Law, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim also produces audiobooks, and performs and records with two bands.

    The No. 1 bestselling business book for bands!

    If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to:

    . find the right manager
    . buy, insure and maintain equipment
    . get gigs and get paid
    . tour on a budget
    . use samples
    . do covers legally
    . protect your copyright
    . trademark your band’s name
    . choose a recording studio
    . sell your music
    . manage your website
    . understand record contracts
    . deal with taxes

    Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms avaliable.

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    ISBN 9781413317435
    Genre MUSIC / Business Aspects
    Format Paperback
    Pages 551
    Publisher Date 2012-09-17 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Nolo
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 7.0 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.92 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How to Run Your Band's Business
    Edition Number 7
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Stim, Richard

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