This publication is a desktop practice guide for litigators, handily sized for portability. Featuring practical, detailed guidance from an experienced federal trial lawyer, it walks attorneys step-by-step from the moment a prospective client calls, through the calculation of costs and attorney's fees. It is packed with sample forms, pleadings, motions, checklists, and practice tips; and includes up-to-date citations. The Appendix includes the full text of 3 essential documents for the copyright litigator: the Copyright Act, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence. A valuable resource combining real-life tactics, legal analysis, and primary law.