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 Skechers Women s Ride 7 Running Shoes Turkos PUMA Mäns Roma Basic Sneaker Vit svart Teva Women s W Hurricane XLT Infinity Sport Sandal Svart Anne Klein Women s Nolita Sport Sandal Svart tyg Softwalk Women s Bolivia Wedge Sandal Solbränna New Balance Women s Fresh Foam 1080v6 Running Shoes Blågrå , Skechers Performance Women s Walk 2 Super Sock 2 Slip-On Walking Shoe Gammalt träkol Teva Kvinnors W Ysidro Universal Sandal Taupe , ASICS Kvinnors GT-2000 6 löparskor Indigo Blå / Indigo Blå / Rökblå Jordskor Masio Silver Metallic Leather Easy Spirit Women s Motion Sport Lace-Up Sneaker Pink-floral Ros Hommerson Camp Kvinnors Oxford Svart , Tamaris Women s Fee 22425 Pump Marin , Wolverine 1883 av kvinnors Alice Slip-On Shoe Brun Blom Cole Haan Kvinnors Grand Crosscourt Ii Svart Läder-svart , Trotters Women s Lucy Ballet Flat Svart Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Rosa , TOMS Women s Classics Navy Canvas Merrell Women s Moab 2 Vent Vandringssko Espresso Merrell Mäns yttersta Vent Vattentäta Vandringssko Stenblock / brown1 , Stegmann Women s Wool Filt Clog Med PolyFlex Sole Teak , Pierre Dumas Kvinnors Abby-10 Vegan Läder Pointed Toe Slip-On Fashion Dress Flats Skor Naken , Naturalizer Womens Koop Stängda Toe Ankel Fashion Boots Svart , Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Cleo Studded Ballerina Ballett Flat Röd Badgley Mischka Kvinnors Morgen II Mary Jane Flat Silver Trotters Kvinnors Caroline Ballet Flat Svart Lucky Brand Women s Fimberly Fashion Boot Kafé Staheekum Women s Plush Shearling Lined Slipmaskin Emery Steel Blue Harley-Davidson Kvinnors Jill Boot Snara , Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Svart / Vit Chevron , 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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