Years ago, I had an artist client who did large-scale commissions for hotels (yeah, it’s a niche). He did terrific work but always seemed to conflict with his clients. They got pissed that he didn’t...
Big, established companies throw their legal weight around all the time. But, unfortunately, that often means that new and small companies face severe disadvantages if they don’t take steps to deal with the facts of...
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There are many circumstances under which a website owner might want to do a domain name transfer, either as buyer or seller. Generally, the parties will enter into some sort of domain name transfer agreement that transfers one party’s rights in a particular domain...read more
Solid contracts provide a foundation upon which to grow a creative business. And contracts that everyone can understand are even better. That’s why members of the Creators’ Legal Program now have access to a concise and readable Creative Services Agreement. This is an...read more
As a lawyer, what I want most is for people to stay out of court. Especially my clients. There are good companies that have had to shut down because of lawsuits, and even if you win the process is draining and expensive. The good news is that you can increase your...read more
This past weekend I was on a panel called “Copyright Basics You Can Use” at the 2015 American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design Conference. My co-panelists were two amazing designers, Stefan Bucher and Robynne Raye. Our talk was (as you might imagine) about...read more