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 Ny Balans Kvinnors Zante V3 Running-Shoes Poisonberry / Dark Mulberry , Columbia Women s Plains Ridge WMNS Trail Shoe Sadel / Quill , adidas Performance Kvinnors Kanadia 7 TR W Trail Running Shoe Night Flash / Core Black / Light Flash Lila New Balance Women s Traverse Läder Sandal Taupe New Balance Women s Hayden Thong Sandal Korall Naot Women s Goddess Ankle Strap Sandal Svart Luster / Svart Raven Skechers Performance Women s Go Steg Lite-Solace Walking Shoe Träkol , New Balance Women s Fresh Foam Crush V1 Cross Trainer Pigment / Solar Yellow , Nfinity Adult Evolution Cheer Shoes Vit Soludos Women s Knotted Slide Sandal Flat Elfenben , 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) 6027 Guld Läder & Mesh , Giro 2017 Kvinnors Petra VR Smutscykelskor Titan / Blå juvel , Horze Amara Childrens Chaps Easy Care Suede med Rib Svart , ENMAYER Kvinnors Svart Retro Mode Loafers Round Toe Slip på platt utomhus Tofflor med Furry och spänne Svart läder) , TOMS Women s Classics Nat Daisy , Timberland Women s Flyroam Gå Sticka Chukka Burgundy Knit , Teva Kvinnors W Arrowood Lux Mid Vattentät Vandrings Boot Svart ZXD Round Toe High Top Sport Sneakers Lace Up Fashion Skateboard Flats Studded Sneakers Shoes Vit CLARKS Kvinnors Danelly Adira Ballett Flat Sand Läder La Plume Women s Heather Svart , White Mountain Women s Carly Sandal Brun , Lucky Brand Women s Lucky Emmie Ballett Flat Breen , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Black Shearling Suede TOMS Classic Floral Broderier Striped Damskor Vit / Navy , UGG Kvinnors Blayre II Winter Boot kastanj UGG Kvinnor Jaylyn kastanj Skechers Performance Women s on the Go 400 Blaze Winter Boot Choklad Walking Cradles Women s Hayden Loafer Svart läder Joules Kvinnors Molly Welly Rain Boot Franska Navy Stripe Posy , CLARKS Kvinnors Charron Bella Flat Navy Synthetic , 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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