Below I have provided a link to Jay Landrum’s 100-page legal guide to intellectual property and protecting your original creative works and rights. The guide is written from the artist’s viewpoint; however, it is broadly applicable to all. As stated in the introduction: Whether you are a painter, photographer, sculptor, writer, songwriter, or dancer, your original works are a combination of innate talent and hard work . . . certainly nothing you want to jeopardize.
The following is a link to the pdf of Jay’s guide – read it and pass this along to other people who would be interested https://www.berliner.com/_images/content/eBook-The-Artists-Survival-Guide.pdf.
The following is a scan of the cover page for Jay’s guide:
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