Who Controls eBook Rights?
The Court Battle that Could Determine the Fate of the Book Industry:A Review & Analysis (Updated)
By Lloyd J. Jassin
The picture of publishing economics has changed dramatically. Since the middle of 2011, Amazon is selling more eBooks than hardcover and paperback books combined. What this trend makes clear, is it is becoming increasingly difficult to publish a book profitably based solely on bound book sales... More
Use in a Nutshell:
A Practical Guide to Fair Use
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Unfortunately, many creative projects are stillborn or abandoned, because the author, or the author's producer or publisher partner, was intimidated by the subject of “fair use.” This uncertainty is regrettable, since, under many conditions, fair use allows you to copy, display and publish copyrighted works without payment or permission. While not a substitute for legal advice, this article provides guidelines that will and help you to avoid potential problems and allow you take full advantage of the fair use doctrine...More
By Lloyd J. Jassin
A Passing Opportunity to Recapture Publishing Rights
The copyright termination time bomb is ticking away. Starting in 2011 the publishing and entertainment industries will be looking at the possibility thousands of negotiations with copyright owners seeking to recapture their rights... More
Trademark Law & Book Titles
How to Use Trademark Law to Create Multiple Passive Income Streams & Avert Legal Battles
By Lloyd J. Jassin
A great title can contribute tremendously to a book’s success. It can also create opportunities for multiple Nike Kvinnors Zoom All Out Flyknit Löpskor Grå / vit / svart Nike Kvinnors Zoom All Out Flyknit Löpskor Ljus Crimson / White-tm Rd-volt Nike Men Air Presto Essential Svart / Black-black , Nike Women s Downshifter 6 Running Shoe Svart / Vit / Antracit New Balance Women s Cushioning 620v2 Trail Running Shoe Åska / Black , SESTO MEUCCI Womens Eirlys Sandal Vit Saratoga / Svart Elastisk Naturalizer Kvinnors Trend Dress Sandal Sadel ASICS Kvinnors FUZETORA Running Shoes Svart / Svart / Vit , Jerusalem Sandaler Kvinnors Ella Sandal Brun Franco Sarto Women s Poland Slide Sandal Svart , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Christine Knee High Boot Svamp , Så Danca CH50 Karaktärsko med 1,5 höjd Solbränna , Bloch Dance Kvinnors Tap-Flex Tap Sko Svart , Native Men s Apollo Chukka Fashion Sneaker Kavaljerligare Röd / Kavaljerare Röd , Rockport Women Total Motion 75mm Pointy Pump Blå Leopard Canvas , Nio sju äkta läder Kvinnors Pointed Toe Mid Heel Lace Up Handgjorda Sötblommor Pumps Skor Aprikos , U-lite kvinnors perforerade snörning-vinklad multicolor läderplatta Oxfords vintage Oxford skor Vit blå Steve Madden Kvinnors Carrson Dress Sandal Svart mocka , RJs Fuzzies Women s Bootie Slipper kastanj Taos Footwear Women s Star Fashion Sneaker Charcoal Wash Canvas , Nine West Women s SPRUCE9X9 Suede Ballett Flat Navy Suede Wolky Comfort Nimes Navy Smooth Leather , LifeStride Women s Fantell Ballet Flat Svart , Naturalizer Kvinnors Dora Ankle Bootie Svart SOREL Women Out N Om Chelsea-w Cold Weather Boot zigenare FRYE Kvinnors Sacha Moto Shortie Ankle Bootie Svart krokodil präglad Viking Skor Mariner Kadett Vattentät Slip-Resistant Boot Marin Dr Comfort Women s Merry Jane Beige Diabetiker Mary Jane Shoes Beige , Ellie Shoes Women s 500-Fuzz Boot Svart , Lucky Brand Women s FAI Toffee Antik Grease Leather Back Zip Booties Kola passive income streams from licensing the sale of book-related merchandise and paraphernalia.
In this article, I will share with you valuable tips on how to determine the availability of a title, secure its ownership, develop valuable licensing streams from it, and protect against its unauthorized use by intellectual property pirates... More
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The Legal Consequences of Using Real People in Fiction
When Fiction & Reality Collide
By Attorney Lloyd J. Jassin
My main character is loosely based on a real person. I mean, that's who inspired me. I never identify him by name (he's my ex-friend) and I've made up 90% of the events that happen in the book. I'm worried after the book becomes successful, that he'll come back and try to take a stake in the millions. What can I do to prevent this? More
TIP: Keep in mind that both identical and confusingly similar marks for related goods and service may be entitled to trademark protection, and that a trademark owner need not register their mark federally to enjoy trademark protection.
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