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 Saucony Women s Triumph 11 Running Shoes Vit / Vizicoral / Navy Altra Women s Superior 3.5 Sneaker Rosa Salomon Sense Ride Running Shoe - Kvinnors Parachute Lila, Lila Opulence, Strandglas , ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Flux 4 Running Shoes Midgrå / Vit / Diva Rosa Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Blå Bella Vita Kvinnors Vivien Flat Champagne , Mephisto Kvinnors Cross Walking Shoe Pewter Bucksoft / Dark Taupe Mode / Brons Reflektera , Easy Spirit Women s Traveltime Mule Vit Jordens ursprung Nellie Klar röd JORDAN 12 Boys sneakers RETRO BP 151186-400 Vit / Frnch Bl / Metallic Silver / Vrst Skechers Kvinnors Valeris-Cosmic Ray Svart vit , Mycket Fine Shoes Practice & Kubansk Heel Ballroom Shoes # 6027FT Tan Satin Diadora Phantom II cykelskor - Kvinnors Dk Rök / Vit / Violett Orchid Iris Sam Edelman Kvinnors Hazel Pump Klassiskt naken läder , inhemska män Monaco Mid Wax Canvas Mode Sneaker Shell White Wax / Bone White , Orthofeet Plantar Fasciit Ortopedisk Diabetic Flat Feet Bunions Walking Whitney Womens Sneakers Athletic Skor Svart , PIC / PAY Jonas - Kvinnors snörning Oxford - Classic Plattläder Herrkläder Style Loafer Shoes (Nytt fall) Bourgogne Suede , Ariat Kvinnors - Terräng Vandring Boot Solsken Aerosoles Kvinnors Tavern Ankel Boot Grå tyg Fortress av Inca Women s Michelle Handmade Leather Slide Shoes Svart , Skechers Kvinnors Reggae Slim-Vacay Flat Sandal Svart , Aravon Kvinnors Katherine-AR Flat Sandal Svart / Multi , CLARKS Kvinnors Malvet Maria Boot Dark Tan Leather , Walking Cradles Kvinnors Zeno Ankel Boot Brun Nappa , Charles David Kvinnors Celeste Ankel Boot Svart ADRIENNE VITTADINI Skor Kvinnors Aronni Mary Jane Flat Blå Sorel Women s 1964 Premium Wedge Booties Havssalt Muck Boot Company Kvinnors Arctic Weekend Boot Svart / Hot Pink , Ellie Shoes Women s 106-Avenge Engineer Boot Grön SOREL Kvinnors Caribou Slim Snow Boot Rött element 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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