Annotations for Craft Artist's Legal Guide : Protect Your Work, Save on Taxes, Maximize Profits


Baker & Taylor
Provides legal advice for artisans and those involved with a craft industry, covering such topics as creating a business structure, hiring workers, copyright, design patents, names and trademarks, licensing, taxes, and contracts.

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Book News
The subtitle both summarizes the content nicely and also suggests why one might be interested in the volume. Writing from a base of experience representing art, craft and design clients as well as musicians and publishers, attorney/author Stimm provides clear legal information and solutions for common challenges to maintaining a successful art career. Although caution is suggested in going forward without consulting an attorney for specific problems, the text covers a broad understanding of these anticipated problem areas: pricing and selling; studio considerations; going online; hiring workers and sales reps; business forms and legal liability; copyright, patents, trade dress, names and trademarks; licensing; taxes; lawyers, contracts, and lawsuits. An appendix instructs on how to use an included CD-ROM to prepare important contracts and forms. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Ingram Publishing Services
Take care of the legal and business side of your business and focus on creating your crafts!

Crafting for profit is on the rise, and you may find yourself relying more and more on the income generated from your creative enterprise. At the same time, the legal and business side of crafting can be daunting for artists, consuming time and money that could be better invested in creating new products -- and possibly even leaving you open to copyright violation or tax troubles. With the instructions and explanations in The Craft Artist's Legal Guide, you'll learn how to:



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Nolo Press
Take care of the legal and business side of your business and focus on creating your crafts!

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