Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills

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Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills is a brand new title which will help you develop and create greater flexibility in your drafting skills. Using clear explanations and practical examples your ability to write clauses, draft, negotiate, analyse and review contracts will be enhanced. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your own precedent bank or alongside The A-Z of Contract Clauses, Sixth Edition.

This title gives guidance on the variety of techniques that can be used in drafting contracts including the significance of the purpose of the agreement and the focus of the outcome. In addition it covers definitions, an important aspect of contract drafting, and also general background factors that can be useful to consider when drafting a contract.

Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills will help you to appreciate the elements that can be edited in a clause thereby widening, decreasing or improving liability, risk, costs, revenue and control of rights. It also explains the process of the expansion, reduction and adaptation of clauses to meet the needs of the circumstances of the parties giving you the confidence to make that assessment and to focus on the aim of achieving the best agreement in the circumstances.

Whether new to contact drafting or an experienced contract drafter, whether a lawyer or non-lawyer Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills will provide you with all the tools and guidance you need to become an expert contract drafter.

Table of Contents

1 Absence
2 Acceptance
3 Access
4 Accounting Period
5 Accounting Provisions
6 Act of God
7 Adaptation
8 Advertising
9 Agency
10 Amendments
11 Assignment
12 Assignment Fee
13 Assignment Period
14 Cancellation
15 Confidentiality
16 Copyright Clearance
17 Copyright Notice
18 Copyright Warnings
19 Credits
20 Damages
21 Defamation
22 Delivery
23 Disclaimer
24 Editorial Control
25 Exclusivity
26 Force Majeure
27 Format
28 Gross Receipts
29 Indemnity
30 Jurisdiction
31 Legal Proceedings
32 Liability
33 Licence Area
34 Licence Fee
35 Licence Period
36 Logo
37 Marketing
38 Material
39 Mediation
40 Moral Rights
41 Net Receipts
42 Novation
43 Option
44 Payment
45 Rejection
46 Rights
47 Royalties
48 Set-Off
49 Settlement
50 Software
51 Sub-Licence
52 Termination
53 Territory
54 Third Party Transfer
55 Title
56 Trade Marks

Product details

Published 11 Jun 2016
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 464
ISBN 9781784515270
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Deborah Fosbrook

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Adrian C Laing

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