We provide practical, easy-to-understand answers to the often complicated legal and business questions our readers confront in their professional and business activities. Our goal is to increase awareness of the legal issues that can impact your business and to help you more easily navigate a safe path through them.
Established in 1999 by author and attorney, Joy R Butler, the Guide Through the Legal Jungle® information resources currently include the book publications found through this website as well as our blog where we highlight multimedia and entertainment legal issues in the news.
Current releases in the Guide Through the Legal Jungle® series include the following book publications:
The Permission Seeker's Guide Through the Legal Jungle: Clearing Copyrights, Trademarks, and other Rights for Entertainment and Media Productions
The Cyber Citizen's Guide Through the Legal Jungle: Internet Law for Your Professional Online Presence
Contests and Sweepstakes Law: A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Practice Manual
Our blog includes commentary on recent trends and developments in entertainment, media, and ecommerce; practical tips for those working in these industries; and even some trivia. Attorney and author, Joy R. Butler, is the primary blog contributor. Visit the Blog Home Page now.
Current book titles in the Guide Through the Legal Jungle® series provide information on permissions and licensing, internet law, and contest and sweepstakes promotions:
New Release - 2nd Edition, Updated & Expanded
The Permission Seeker’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle: Clearing Copyrights, Trademarks and Other Rights for Entertainment and Media Productions. A resource on copyright, licensing and permissions for producers of media and original content.
Book Details: $29.95;
6 X 9, 450 pages, paperback, ISBN 978-0-9672940-7-0,
Pub Date: Jan. 2017.
Contests and Sweepstakes Law: A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Practice Manual. An overview of prize promotion laws including a separate, detailed legal synopsis for each state.
Book Details: $225; 6 X 9, 498 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-0-9672940-6-3,
Pub Date: Jan. 2015.
The Cyber Citizen’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle. A primer on internet law for those who blog, operate a website, engage in social media, and maintain an online presence.
Book Details: $19.95; 5.5 X 8.5, 310 pages, paperback, ISBN 978-0-9672940-2-5,
Pub Date: : May 2010.
The Guide Through the Legal Jungle® publications are authored by Joy R. Butler, an attorney practicing in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property, and business law. The books are published by Sashay Communications, LLC.
Consumers can order Guide Through the Legal Jungle products online, by fax, or by regular mail.
Bookstores, resellers, and other trade customers can obtain the books directly from us or through Ingram, Baker & Taylor, and library jobbers.
Yes, discounts are available for quantity and bulk purchases. Please print out and return the correct quantity order form. The order form for Contests and Sweepstakes Law is here. The order form for Permission Seeker and Cyber Citizen is here .
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