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 KEEN Kvinnors Bali Sandaler Rödviolett / Boysenberry , Ros Hommerson Kvinnors Lacey Sandaler Vit Snake Print Under Armour Women s Street Encounter Baja (200) / Vit Me Too OLYMPIA1 Women s Leather Flat Shoe Svart Nappa San Antonio sko Women s SAS, Friidrott Snör åt Sneaker Vit , Cobb Hill Kvinnors Hollywood 2 Piece Manschett Sandal Khaki Vintage UGG Kvinnors Luci Bow kastanj Easy Spirit Women s Traveltime Mule Navy / White Suede , Skechers Women s Go 4-14918 Walking Shoe Träkol , Vans Herren Authentic Core Classic Sneakers Marin Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Royal Blue / White FRYE Kvinnors Erica Oxford Svart Slät Veg Kalv CLARKS Kvinnors Ashland Bubble Slip-On Tan Leather Sanuk Women s Donna Hemp Flat Svart , Easy Spirit AP1 Sport Walking Shoe Blå-multi-blommig , Hush Valpar Kvinnors Adler Zelder Oxford Kall grå , Soft Style Women s Angel II Pump Brokad Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Mandalaye Ballett Flat Navy Baby , KEEN Kvinnors Terradora Vandringssko Radians / Goat , KEEN Women s Gypsum II Mid WP-W Vandringsstöd Earl Grey / Purple Plumeria Columbia Dorado CVO PFG Sko Kvinnor Grå Bogs Kvinnors Amanda Slip på Solid Rain Boot Grå Eastland Women s York Clog Brons , ADRIENNE VITTADINI Kvinnors Phyre Mule Blåbär Trotters Women s Dea Pump Naken , KEEN Kvinnors Morrison Chelsea Shoe Svart , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Kyson Flat Sandal Gullris , Old Gringo Women s Mayra Boot Vesuvio Brass Aerosoles A2 av Kvinnors Snabb Knee High Boot Taupe Fabric , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Brandy Ankle Boot Svart 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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