Attorney Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, craftspeople, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including "Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business Patent," "Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference," and "Profit From Your Idea." Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at www.patentcopyrighttrademarkblog.com. Stim also produces audiobooks, such as Nolo's Crash Course in Small Business Basics, and performs and records with two bands, MX-80 and angel corpus christi.