Save yourself time, trouble, and expensive attorney's fees by consulting this indispensable guide to U.S. copyright law. Refreshingly free of legal jargon, its easy-to-follow question-and-answer format contains general advice and practical procedural suggestions for a variety of copyright problems and situations. Writers, composers, musicians, architects, inventors--everyone with an interest in copyright matters--will find this book a valuable and practical tool in applying for copyright protection, guarding against copyright infringement, and becoming familiar with the most important aspects of copyright law. Introduction. Index.