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 33 Vit / Rosa Blast / Elgrön / Svart Salomon Women s X-Mission 3 W-w Nordatlanten , KEEN Kvinnors Venice H2 Sandal Bensin / skymning , Saucony Women s Grid Excursion Tr10 Trail Running Shoe Grå / blå / Coral , Xero Skor TerraFlex Trail Running Vandring Sko - minimalistisk Zero-Drop Lightweight Barfota-inspirerade - Kvinnor Skog grön Teva Terra Fi 4 - Kvinnor La Manta Black SAS Kvinnor Mystic Läder Öppna Toe Casual Slingback Sandaler Svart Propet Kvinnors Travelwalker II Sko Vit Skechers Sport Kvinnor Andas Easy Lovestory Mary Jane Flat Träkol , Skechers Performance Women s Walk Walk 3 Förnya Slip-On Walking Shoe Rosa Walking Cradles Womens Henna Navy Stamped Nubuck , Ryka Women s Nell Walking Shoe Taupe / White , Propet Kvinnors Travelite Walking Shoe Snäcka , Ros Hommerson Mellow Women s Sandal Marin Naturalizer Women s Mila Slide Sandal Rosa Suede , Mycket fina män Salsa Ballroom Tango Latin Dance Skor Stil M100101 Bundle med dans Sko trådborste Blackpatentleather Louis Garneau kvinnors Carbon LS-100 2 cykelskor Vit / ljusgul Ivanka Trump Women s Tropica Ballett Flat Naturlig Tamaris Kvinnors Locust 28634 Oxford Flat Black Combo , Toni Pons Kvinnor Lugano Blå Vintage Dansko Women s Hazel Flat Navy Suede , Lauren av Ralph Lauren Kvinnors Jolie Svart Under Armour Women s Speedfit 2.0 Zinkgrå (103) / Sultry NATURLIG SOUL Kvinnors Girly Ballet Flat mauve , Crocs Unisex Classic Clog Chambray Blue Sam Edelman Kvinnors Gilly Flat Sandal Jute Metallic Leather Spylovebuy Shotgun Block Heel Cleated Sole Snörning Platform Stövletter Shotgun 3 - Blue Velvet Style , Bottero Kvinnor Livia Läder Ballett Flats, Svart Snake Khombu Women s Ski Team Snow Boot Vit , Sam Edelman Kvinnors Penny Riding Boot Mörkbrun 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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