Terms. YouTube.

 Terms and Conditions.  Terms of Use. Read it and understand it BEFORE you sign it, OR pay the price. Reading Terms and Conditions or Terms of Use or Terms of Service is quickly becoming the foundation for many social media related lawsuits.  I am constantly blogging...

Technology. YouTube.

Technology.  YouTube. You Tube and Technology. I love technology. It’s a wonderful tool, which makes our lives easy, fun, and more efficient. We use technology to communicate, to market, to create, to learn, and to share with others. It’s hard to imagine what we would...

Breach of Contract. Contract Law. Contracts. Verbal Agreement.

Breach Contract. Verbal Agreement. Is a verbal agreement a binding contract?  Absolutely.  Oral agreements are enforceable, so be careful what you say. While it does depend on the jurisdiction (each state has different contract rules), most jurisdictions recognize...

Contract Publishing. Publishing Agreement.

DON’T SIGN THAT BOOK PUBLISHING AGREEMENT without reading and understanding between the lines.   I got a new book client today, and that’s the first thing I said to him—DO NOT, and I repeat, DO NOT sign the publishing agreement he received from the publisher before...

Copyright Rights.

Last week I negotiated a pretty good deal for one of my author clients.  She was ready to sign away all of her valuable subsidiary rights, until I stepped into the picture.  Without bragging, I will say, had she not brought me in when she did, she would be tied to...