The Writer's Legal Companion

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Abridgment rights, 19, 74
Accelerated depreciation, and taxes, 204-205
Access, to copyrighted work, 197
Accounting and payment clause, in contract, 52-55
Actual malice concept definition, 121 and invasion of privacy, 139 and libel, 119, 120, 121-23
Adaptation rights, 73, 273
Address, of author, and publisher notification, 66-67
Adler, Bill, 253
Advance clause, in contract, 36-37
Advance endorsements, 242-43
Advance orders, 254-55
Advance (payment to author), 24, 26, 27, 28, 36-37, 43, 44, 63
Advertising, of books, 239-40. See also Publicizing
After the Fall, 152
Agency clause, in contract, 60, 61
Agency agreements, 105, 106-12 sample, 112-14 terminating, 109 terms, 106-12
Agent, 2, 11, 21, 60, 62, 103-14, 212 commission, 107, 109, 110-11 and competition, 110 and expenses, 110 locating, 104-105 multiple, 107, 108, 111-12 novice, 105, 108 obligation to author, 106-107 payments to, 110-11 professional groups, 105, 289 and rights, 111-12 and royalties, 60, 110-11 services, 104 specialized, 111 as trustee, 111
Agreements. See specific types of agreements; see also Contracts
"All Rights Reserved," 166
Alleged defense, and libel, 125
Allocation, and taxes, 205-207
Alterations clause, in contract, 42
Amendments clause in collaboration agreement, 96 in contract, 66
American Bookseller, 240
Amortization, of plant costs, 230, 231
Anonymous works, and copyright, 150, 167, 168, 169, 170
Anthology and copyright, 149, 160 rights, 19, 74
Approval of work, in commissioned writer agreement, 101
Arbitration and mediation clause in agency agreement, 112 in collaboration agreement, 93-94, 95-96 in contract, 67-68


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