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 Merrell Women s Terran Ari Lattice Sport Sandal Guldkant , NIKE Golf Women s Tech Essentials Classic Long Short Ocean Fog / University Red / Squadron Blue Altra AFW1755F Kvinnors Lone Peak 3.5 Skor Purple / Orange NIKE Women s Air Max Thea Running Shoes Svart NIKE Kvinnors Kawa Slide Sandal Mörk Iris / Vit / Aluminium , New Balance Women s WW411v2 Walking Shoe Vit Aerosoles Mid Level Women s Sandal Bone Fabric CLARKS Kvinnors Sonar Aster Sandal Svart syntetiskt patent NIKE Women s Zoom Skick 2 Cross Trainer Svart / Vit - Gunsmoke DC-herr Heathrow Prestige Unisex Casual Skate Shoe Röd lera , Ovation Flex Sport Ladies Field Boot X-wide , Roper Women s Fringe och Stud Western Boot Svart / Crystal Stud Dynasty Cleats Navy / White , TOMS Women s Deia Boot Castlerock Grey Suede / Ull Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Grå Drew Shoes Tuscany Kvinnor Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Skinn Läder / Mesh Snörning Svart / Combo , Native Men s Apollo Chukka Fashion Sneaker Blå , OluKai Ohana Hibiscus / Black , OLUKAI Pehuea Skor - Kvinnors Levande Blå / Levande Blå TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Dark Denim , Sam Edelman Kallum Rain Boot Duva Jack Rogers Kvinnors Chloe Rain Boot Midnatt Crocs Unisex Bistro 10075 Work Clogs Svart , Bernie Mev Kvinnors Monica Ballett Flat Jeans , JA VIE Walking Skor för kvinnor Ballet Flats Style för varje dag Wear Driving Walking Desert Stripe , Ellie Shoes Women s 609-Diana Boot Svart Trotters Women s Jenn Loafer Tenn Nio sju äkta läder Kvinnors Pointed Toe Chunky Heel Ankel Rem Handgjorda Ankle Boots Beige Summitfashions Kvinnor Svart Gothic Boots 4 1/2-tums Chunky Heel Lace Up Boots Spännband , Madden Girl Women s Fantaysa Ankle Bootie Navy Velvet , 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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