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.
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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