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
By OluKai Ohana OluKai Dahlia Svart/ B078JJQ7YH Svart c3b3ef4 Lloyd J. Jassin
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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 Brooks Womens Adrenalin GTS 18 Rosa / Plum / Champagne Nike Kids Roshe One (GS) Running Shoe Svart / Rosa Blast-Vit Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors tvätt N Wear Slip på LL Walking Shoe Sr Pewter Suede Trotters Women s Minnie Sandal Röd Nubuck , New Balance Women s WW813 Hook and Loop Walking Shoe Svart BeautiFeel Kvinnors Nika Klänningspump Vinbär , Easy Spirit Women s Faisal2 Sneaker Grå Drew Shoes Women s Hope Therapeutic Leather Fashion Oxfords Svart mocka , Skechers Women s Go 4-14918 Walking Shoe Taupe , Adidas Defiant Bounce Glow Orange / White Damskor Orange skor Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas Låg Sneakers Svart / Svart , Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Blå / Iridescent Charles by Charles David Kvinnors Nicki Slide Sandal Ingefära Rockport Kvinnors Total Motion Abelle Laceup Oxford Bronspärla , Propet Mäns M3910 Vista Walker Oxford Svart , Earth Origins Kvinnors Kamryn Weather-Resistant Oxford Svart Dr. Martens Women s Bennett Oxford Svart , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Björk Htr Jrsy , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Black Shearling Suede BEARPAW Kvinnors Bethany Snow Boot Choklad / Brons Gentle Souls av Kenneth Cole Kvinnors Eida Slip On Mule med Block Heel-Leather Mule Blommig , Dansko Women s Pro XP Mule Borstpatent Crocs Kvinnors Isabella Jelly Flat Korall FRYE Kvinnors Jenny Jet Chelsea Boot bordeaux Drew Shoes Women s Orchid Hook and Loop Brun Nubuck Brinley Co Kvinnors Hilton-wc Slouch Boot Stone Wide Calf , Cole Haan Kvinnors Elsie Ii Ballett Flat Nude-nude Patent , Ariat Women s Bria Western Boot Brons / brun , Le Chameau Footwear Kvinnors Vierzon Jersey Boot Vierzon Green Ariat Women s Vale Country Shoe, Beach, 6 B USA Bronzed Brown 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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