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 Mizuno Kvinna Wave Horizon 2 Running Shoe Monument / Vattumannen , NIKE Kvinnors Tanjun Svart / Svart / Vit , MBT Lila 6 Sport Sandal W Indigoblå , Under Armour Women s Charged CoolSwitch Venetian Blue / White / Mediterranean Ny Balance Fresh Foam Lazr V1 Running Shoe Dammad persika / dammad persika , ASICS kvinnors Gel-Scram 4 löpsko Peacoat / Soft Sky FRYE Kvinnors Ruth Woven Ankle Gladiator Sandal Vit , Skechers Sport Kvinnors Skech Air Run High Fashion Sneaker Svart Strikk / Hot Pink , Propet Kvinnors Travellite MJ Walking Shoe Svart FitFlop Women s Flare Slide Sandal Sten , New Balance Women s Wx577v4 Cross Trainer Grå / Ljung , NIKE Kvinnor Air Force 1 HI SE Mode Präglade High Top Sneakers Svart ECCO Women s Classic Hybrid Golf Shoe Svart vit , Vionic Women s Rest Juno Slide Sandal Svart Sam Edelman Kvinnors Glenn Slide Sandal Dark Molten Gold La Plume Women s Jen Leopard Bernie Mev Kvinnors Lulia Wedge Pump Jeans Bed | Stu Women s Desi Leather Oxford Cognac Dip Dye Bernie fru fru Tara Cano Grå / svart Prop & eacute; t Women s Cush N Foot Slipper Sand Dansko Women s Valentina Flat Sandal Tenn Nappa , American Rag Womens Afaylln Cap Toe Mid-Calf Fashion Boots Brun Indigo Rd. Blå Penny Loves Kenny Women s Pump Rosa sammet , JBU av Jambu Women s Pristine Mary Jane Flat Röd , 206 Collective Women Rainier Duck Rain Boot Tan / Navy , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Christine Ridning Ridning Boot Cognac , Verocara Kvinnors Flat Round Toe med Bow-tie Casual Balleria Äkta Läder Skor till Parti och kontor C-navy Suede , Hunter Women s Original Tall Rain Boot Silver Roper Women s Arrows Western Boot Brun 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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