Tom James

Tom James
Website Law
An indispensable resource for every website owner and blogger, explaining what you need to know about copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, and other laws. Fair use and the “public domain” are concepts with which everyone who uses the Internet needs to be familiar. This book dispels common misunderstandings, and provides detailed, accurate information about both. It also explains how you can use the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act to protect yourself from liability for user-provided content. The book also explains how to license music and other kinds of content for use on your website, with detailed information to help you determine what kind(s) of license you may need, whether you will need to pay a royalty or other fees, and if so, how much. Complete with forms, resource directory, and quick-reference charts to help you navigate the hazardous waters of Internet law. Written by an attorney.
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Cokato/Minnesota/United States
Tom James is an attorney in private practice with over 20 years of experience, ranging from vindicating First Amendment rights in appellate courts, to family law, to advising and representing web hosting services, small businesses, nonprofits and individuals with a variety of needs. The principal focus of his practice is trademark and copyright law.

He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Southwestern University with degrees in philosophy and law, and is a past recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for legal scholarship. A long-time member of state and local bar associations, he is licensed to practice before the United States Trademark Trials and Appeals Board, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the state and federal courts of Minnesota.

Mr. James has published articles in a variety of bar journals, consumer periodicals, and online publications.
copyright law
trademark law