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 Ryka Women s Ultimate Running Shoe Frostgrå / Engelska Rose / Chrome Silver Chaco Kvinnors Zvolv X2 Atletisk Sandal Fleck Pink Mycket Flyktig Kvinnors Dammiga Sport Sandal Grå , Nike Air Max 2017 Kvinnors Running Sneaker Beige White 200 Propet Kvinnors TravelFit Slide Walking Shoe Guld / Svart B.O.C. Sadel , Trotters Kvinnors Tonya Sandal Svart UB-ONEMIX Lätta, utomhus, andningsskyddade sportskor Svart / Orange , Sperry Top-Sider Women s Sunkiss Pearl Sandal Elfenben / Rose Kinesisk Tvättservice Kvinnors OAHU Wedge Sandal Basil Suede Alegria Women s Venice Sandal Morning Glory Tan Seychellerna Kvinnors fritidslid Sandal Rose Gold , Smartodoors Mäns Mountain Bike Road Cykelskor Professional Racing Cyclin MTB-gulgrön , Twisted X Women Slip-On Driving Bomber / Turkos Moccasins (Wdms006) Brun Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Marin , Muck Boot Kvinnors Arctic Weekend Mid Snow Svart / Tan , TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Militäroliv Easy Street Women s Spark Flat Sandal Marin , Sanita Gitte Cabrio Clog (Toddler / Little Kid / Big Kid) Brun Drew Shoes Women s Rose Mary Jane Brun Croc Sol Sana Kvinnors Sheri Heel Mule Naturlig Flexus Womens Pride Clog Tan NuBuck , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Vit SexyPrey Kvinnors Öppna Toe Mid High Heels Transparenta Tofflor Rosa Mavirs Loafers For Women, Women Loafers Velvet Backless Slip On Loafers Broderi Mule Tofflor Beige Fur Camper Kvinnors Peu Cami Mode Sneaker Ljus Pastell Grå Propet Kvinnors Chloe Mary Jane Flat Mörkröd , Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Fall Dahlia , Journee Collection Women s Studded Over-the-knee Inside Ficka Buckle Boots Svart Ametist Svart fullkornsläder , 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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