Marketing students have asked me for a copyright page they can use for their books and courses. And while I am not a solicitor/lawyer and I do not dispense legal advice, I thought it might be good to share this with you in case you are creating a product and don’t want to hire a solicitor to write your copyright page for you.
HINT: A solicitor would likely tell their paralegal to send you a boilerplate form much like this one and then charge you some outrageous sum. Not to say you shouldn’t contact legal help if you need it, but sometimes boilerplate will do just fine.
Here it is:
Your Book Title © Copyright <<YEAR>> Your Name
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical reviews and certain other noncommercial uses permitted by copyright law.
Although the author and publisher have made every effort to ensure that the information in this book was correct at press time, the author and publisher do not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause.
Adherence to all applicable laws and regulations, including international, federal, state and local governing professional licensing, business practices, advertising, and all other aspects of doing business in the US, Canada or any other jurisdiction is the sole responsibility of the reader and consumer.
Neither the author nor the publisher assumes any responsibility or liability whatsoever on behalf of the consumer or reader of this material. Any perceived slight of any individual or organization is purely unintentional.
The resources in this book are provided for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace the specialized training and professional judgment of a health care or mental health care professional.
Neither the author nor the publisher can be held responsible for the use of the information provided within this book. Please always consult a trained professional before making any decision regarding treatment of yourself or others.
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