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Law for Small Business For Dummies - UK

Published 03-21-2016

<b>Your own in-house legal advisor&#8212;at a fraction of the cost</b> <p>Written in plain-English for business people without any legal training, <i>Law For Small Business For Dummies</i> covers everything you need to be aware of regarding the law when you're starting and running your own business. Cutting through the jargon that can make even the pros scratch their heads, this book quickly gets you up-to-speed on the key areas of business law, including contracts, websites, intellectual property, data protection and partnership agreements. Plus, you'll find out how small business law applies to advertising and marketing, confidentiality agreements, the sale and supply of goods (including e-commerce), negligence and product liability.</p> <p>There were 526,000 new businesses registered in the UK in 2013&#8212;and, at some point, all of them will be faced with legal risks that could make the difference between success and failure. One claim could wipe out a fledgling business' profits, and hit even big businesses harder than they could ever imagine. If you're the owner of a new business and need to get a handle on the ins and outs of small business law&#8212;and don't have the budget to employ an in-house legal advisor&#8212;this trusted, approachable guide is your answer.</p> <ul> <li>Covers the laws surrounding the most common risks small businesses face</li> <li>Addresses how to deal with legal issues before a potentially costly dispute arises</li> <li>Provides access to handy sample contract templates on Dummies.com</li> <li>Serves as your own in-house legal advisor&#8212;at a fraction of the cost</li> </ul> <p>If you're an existing business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur thinking about starting your own business, <i>Law For Small Business For Dummies</i> gives you answers to questions you didn't even know to ask!</p>

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Constitutional Law For Dummies

Published 12-13-2011

<b>Discover the ins and outs of Constitutional law</b> <p>Are you a student looking for trusted, plain-English guidance on the ins and outs of Constitutional law? Look no further!</p> <p><i>Constitutional Law For Dummies</i> provides a detailed study guide tracking to this commonly required law course. It breaks down complicated material and gives you a through outline of the parameters and applications of the U.S. Constitution in modern, easy-to-understand language.</p> <ul> <li>Critical information on the Constitution's foundations, powers, and limitations</li> <li>A modern analysis of the Constitution's amendments</li> <li>Detailed information on the Supreme Court and federalism</li> </ul> <p>Explaining outdated governmental jargon in current, up-to-date terms, <i>Constitutional Law For Dummies</i> is just what you need for quick learning and complete understanding. Students studying government will also find this to be a useful supplement to a variety of courses.</p>

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Contract Law For Dummies

Published 11-18-2011

Contract law deals with the promises and agreements that law will enforce. Understanding contract law is vital for all aspiring lawyers and paralegals, and contracts courses are foundational courses within all law schools. Contract Law For Dummies tracks to a typical contracts course and assists you in understanding the foundational legal rules controlling voluntary agreements people enter into while conducting their personal and business affairs.

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Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks For Dummies

Published 08-11-2008

<b>Useful tips and step-by-step guidance from filing to issue to license</b> <p><b>Acquire and protect your share of this major business asset</b></p> <p>Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how &#8212; helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws. Plus, you get detailed examples of each patent application type!</p> <p><b>Discover how to:</b></p> <ul> <li> <div>Avoid application blunders</div> </li> <li> <div>Register trademarks and copyrights</div> </li> <li> <div>Meet patent requirements</div> </li> <li> <div>Navigate complex legal issues</div> </li> <li> <div>Protect your rights abroad</div> </li> </ul> <ul> <li>The entire body of U.S. patent laws</li> <li> <p>Example office actions and amendments</p> </li> <li> <p>Sample forms</p> </li> <li> <p>Trademark registration certificates</p> </li> <li> <p>Application worksheets</p> </li> </ul> <p>See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.</p> <p><b>Note:</b> CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.</p>

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Law For Dummies

Published 02-25-2005

<b>Get answers to your legal questions &mdash; in plain English!</b><br /> <br /> Find out how to protect your family, your money, your job, and your rights<br /> <br /> If you're like most people, you probably don't know much about your legal rights and responsibilities &mdash; until you run smack-dab into a messy legal problem. Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on a wide range of everyday legal issues, decipher legal mumbo-jumbo &mdash; and come out on top.<br /> <br /> Discover how to:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Protect your child support rights</li> <li>Arm yourself against identity theft</li> <li>Clean up your credit and improve your credit score</li> <li>Hire the right attorney for your needs</li> <li>Draw up wills and living wills</li> </ul>

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Law School For Dummies

Published 05-23-2003

The straightforward guide to surviving and thriving in law school <p>Every year more than 40,000 students enter law school and at any given moment there are over 125,000 law school students in the United States. Law school&#8217;s highly pressurized, super-competitive atmosphere often leaves students stressed out and confused, especially in their first year. Balancing life and schoolwork, passing the bar, and landing a job are challenges that students often need help facing. In Law School For Dummies, former law school student Rebecca Fae Greene uses straight talk, sound advice, and gentle humor to help students sort through the swamp of coursework and focus on what&#8217;s important&#8211;all while maintaining a life. She also offers rare insight on the law school experience for women, minorities, non-traditional, and non-Ivy League students.</p>

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