Still Invisible? is more than a narrative on the challenges facing Black males. After all, everyone recognizes there's a problem, and another book simply highlighting those challenges does very little to address the issues at hand, contribute to meaningful and substantive dialogue or offer reasonable solutions on how to help make America better. What makes this book different from anything else you have ever read, however, is that it provides the reader with the tools and resources they need to factually contextualize the issues facing black men today, while not letting anyone off the hook for the problems we need to overcome--be they self-inflicted wounds or perpetrated by the state.
Genre: Law Length: 550 Pages (20,057 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Jun 4th, 2020
The international battle against Internet pirates has been heating up. Increasingly law enforcement is paying attention to book piracy as ebook publishing gains an ever-larger market share. With this threat to their health and even survival, publishers and authors must act much like the music, film, and software giants that have waged war against pirates for the past two decades. Now, The Battle against Internet Piracy opens a discussion on what happens to the victims of piracy. Drawing from a large number of interviewsfrom writers, self-publishers, mainstream publishers, researchers, students, admitted pirates, free speech advocates, attorneys, and local and international law enforcement officialsthe text speaks to such issues as:
Why pirates have acted and how they feel about it
The conflict over constitutional rights and piracy
The current laws surrounding Internet piracy
Examples of cases taken against some pirates
Alternatives to piracy
Personal experiences of ...
Genre: Law Length: 322 Pages (1,270 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 3rd, 2020
At the end of 2017, Congress passed the biggest tax plan since 1986. Whether you were for or against the sweeping overhaul, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will begin to affect individuals and businesses as early as January 2018. Yet, until now, relatively few people have had access to it or read it.
Whether you file on your own, use someone to prepare your taxes, or you are an accountant yourself, to really understand how the bill will affect you means you must dig in. And having this complete resource, including the full text of the bill, will help you navigate its complexities. From dramatic reductions in taxes for corporations and other businesses, to an increase to standard individual deductions, there are many changes that Americans need to understand before the IRS comes calling.
With insider analysis and insight from Patricia Cohen, who covers the national economy for the New York Times and whose front-page stories on this topic informed a nation, as well as specific tips from ...
Genre: Law Length: 439 Pages (1,115 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 3rd, 2020
What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? On a frigid winter's night in 1973, William Rabbit" Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot and killed by a white policeman named William Sorgie outside a bar. The shooting stunned the placid, prosperous communities of New York. For twenty-five years author William Loizeaux, who went to high school with Rabbit, hasn't been able to let go of a story that struck at the core of the place that he, along with Rabbit and Sorgie, called home. With clear-eyed compassion and unsparing honesty, The Shooting of Rabbit Wells recreates the lives of both victim and killer and the forces that brought them together. By giving us the life of Rabbit Wells, Loizeaux makes us understandand feelhow unacceptable and irreparable his loss was, and how deeply the bullet that killed him is lodged in the American identity.
Genre: Law Length: 312 Pages (3,827 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
Many great ideas fail because the inventors do not take the appropriate steps to protect, promote, and profit from their ideas. This friendly guide will walk you through everything that needs to be done before you can expect to realize financial gain from your invention.
Experienced patent attorney Carl W. Battle provides methods for commercializing your invention, sources of information and assistance, and helpful guidelines for obtaining a US patent on your idea. Specific topics include:
• Using patent attorneys and agents
• Dealing with invention brokers and promotion firms
• Maintaining confidentiality of your ideas
• Obtaining foreign patent rights
• Enforcing your patent against infringement
• Licensing opportunities
• And much more
This invaluable handbook also offers information that can assist in the selection of an attorney or patent agent, and will help you to get involved and monitor the patent and marketing process. Finally, easy-to-use forms and ...
Genre: Law Length: 384 Pages (7,321 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 1st, 2020
"A definitive resource." -- Midwest Book Review
A Clear, Friendly Reference for Using, Protecting, and Profiting from Copyright
Copyright may seem like a mystery, but it is actually quite easy to understand -- as Lee Wilson demonstrates in The Copyright Guide, Fourth Edition. This resource explains everything you need to know to make copyright work for you, including how to license your copyrights, how to acquire the right to use the works of others, what copyright infringement is, how to protect your works from infringement, and how to avoid infringing on the works of others.
This is a must-read for anyone who creates or uses copyright -- which, due to the explosion of information technology, is just about everyone! In plain language with scores of real-life examples, this newly updated edition addresses important issues in copyright, including:
• How to secure copyright protection without a lawyer
• What constitutes copyright infringement
• How copyright law applies to ...
Genre: Law Length: 312 Pages (864 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 1st, 2020
This book, a primer for the entrepreneur, is filled with valuable and ready-to-use information on using trademarks to avoid lawsuits and protect your ideas. Easy to follow and affordable, this helpful guide will teach you how to manage your trademark to maximize profits, avoid problems, and coexist with other marketers while you market your own product. It also provides answers to your questions about when to call a lawyer and how to avoid needing one. Finally, it offers a full briefing on the problems associated with selecting protectable trademarks that do not infringe established marks, what happens if trademarks are selected carelessly, and what to do if someone infringes your trademark. This handbook will save readers expensive lawyers' fees, and will make an invaluable addition to the library of anyone who markets a product or service.
Genre: Law Length: 321 Pages (754 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jun 1st, 2020