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 Women s Air Zoom Pegasus 34 löpsko Svart / Vit / Mörkgrå / Antracit NIKE WMNS Air Max Thea 599409-701 Damskor Guld NIKE Kids Free Rn (Big) svart KEEN Kvinnors Venice II H2-W Sandal Paloma / Pastell Turkos , Adidas Women s Edge Lux W Running Shoes Fet rosa / haze korall / svart New Balance Women s Vazee Löpande Sko-andning Pack Fashion Sneaker Rev SJP av Sarah Jessica Parker Women s Meteor Sneaker Karat Merrell Womens Chameleon 7 Stretch Merrell Stone , PUMA Women s Fierce Velvet Rope Wn Sneaker Puma Black-Icelandic Blue Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Skor Svart / Wasabi , KAANAS Kvinnors Santa Fe Fashion Skate Shoe Slip-on Casual Sneaker mauve , Lakai Limited Skor Mens Griffin Grå / Svart Suede , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Svart Poly Canvas , J.Renee Kvinnors Maribeth Slide Sandal Marin Horze Amara Childrens Chaps Easy Care Suede med Rib Svart , Propet Kvinnors W3910 Vista Walker Comfort Sko Vit Slät Arcopedico Kvinnors Ls Silver Sparkle , Trotters Women s Lucy Ballet Flat Marin , TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Svart Stripe Easy Street Women s Lucky Oxford Svart mocka Cole Haan Kvinnors Grandpro Hi Svart Nubuck , CLARKS Kvinnors Keesha Luca Slip-On Loafer Svart linne Nine West Women s Gemily Suede Mule Svart , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Shimmy Ballett Flat Kex Birkenstock-kvinna från Polyuretan Syntet-Träskor Vit Hunters Boots Kvinnors Original Refined Gloss Boots Svart , Hunter Women s Original Tall Rain Boot Rosa Sand Kokosnötter från Matisse Women s Cimmaron Boot Svart , Dr Scholls Skor Kvinnors Glory Flat Svart Microsuede Snake Print , Bella Vita Kvinnors Eli Ankle Bootie Blush Kid Suede , 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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