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 Kvinnors Tanjun Portvin / Dark Raisin Teva Women s W Original Universal Premier Sandal Oliv , Salomon Women s X-Mission 3 W-w Aruba Blue / Navy Blazer / Green Flash Merrell Women s Agility Peak Flex Trail Runner Marin Saucony Kvinnors Zealot Iso 2 Reflex Running Shoe Vit / svart / Sil Blowfish Women s Barria Slide Sandal Bronze Meteorite / Tan Dyecut , Ny Balans Kvinnors Zante V3 Running-Shoes Poisonberry / Dark Mulberry Nike Flex Experience RN 5 Running Shoe Grå / Antracit / Ghost Green / Green Glow Skechers Sport Kvinnors Premium-Premix Slip-On Sneaker Vit / Navy Dr Martens Kvinnors Blaire Patent Läder Fisherman Sandal Svart Brando Läder DC-herr Heathrow Casual Skate Shoe Grå New Balance Women s WW813 Hook and Loop Walking Shoe Grå , PUMA Golf Women s PG Blaze Disc Golf-Skor Puma White-Bright Rose , Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Cammie Flat Sandal Svart , Easy Street Women s Dory Flat Sandal Svart , Sam Edelman Women s Bay Slide Sandal Jute Metallic Leather , Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Clara Utsmyckad Slide Sandal Svart 50 nyanser av guld Dance Shoes Collection, Komfort kväll Klänning Bröllopspumpar, Balsalskor För latin, tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Konst med 50 nyanser (2,5 \ klackar) 2712- Brun Satin & Mörkguld , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Björk Htr Jrsy , Minnetonka Kvinnors Kilty Suede Moccasin Körsbär Pierre Dumas Kvinnors Abby-10 Vegan Läder Pointed Toe Slip-On Fashion Dress Flats Skor Svart patent Franco Sarto Kvinnors Kyson Flat Sandal Silver Timberland Women s Earthkeepers Amston 6 \ Svart FSJ Kvinnor Gullig Bowknot Round Toe Ballett Flats Slip On Casual Office Komfortiga Pumps Skor Storlek 4-15 US Havsgrön , onlymaker Pointed Toe Ankel stövlar för kvinnor Side Zipper Dress High Heels Shoes Booties Svart XYD Kvinnor Mule Pointy Toe Sandaler Suede Slip On Low Kitten Heel Buckle Slide Shoes Naken Nine West Women s Oriona Metallic Flat Sandal Silver / Metallic SoftWalk Women s Napa Ballett Flat Tan / Bagage , FitFlop Kvinnors Tia Toe-Thong Flat Sandal Taupe Snake UGG Kvinnors Aldon Vinter Boot kastanj 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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