Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference

Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference

by Richard Stim

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Overview

Life has become an endless series of contracts—this is the manual.

There’s no reason to risk your hard-earned money signing a contract you don’t understand. With Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference, you get easy-to-understand explanations for every common contract term. In no time, you’ll grasp mysterious concepts such as “waiver,” “indemnity,” and “most favored nation.”

Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference is more than just an A–Z explanation of over 300 terms. It also includes:

  • common negotiating strategies
  • examples of contract provisions
  • sample contracts with explanations
  • illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for
  • what to expect if a contract is broken
  • up-to-date explanations of electronic contracts, and
  • tips on amending and modifying agreements.

Whether you’re starting a business, signing a lease, hiring a new employee or independent contractor, licensing a concept, selling a boat, or contracting for a new fireplace, Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference can help. A must-have for small business owners, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and law students—and anyone else whose success is built around understanding and negotiating agreements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413323009
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 08/31/2016
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 789,281
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, craftspeople, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business, Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at Dear Rich: An Intellectual Property Blog, and is a contributor to Lynda.com.

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