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 New Balance Women s Vazee Rush V3 Running Shoes Levande Coral / Fiji Ny Balance Fresh Foam Lazr V1 Running Shoe Dammad persika / dammad persika ASICS Kanmei Sko Kvinnors Casual Midgrå / Midgrå / Kol Adidas Kvinnors Rockadia W Trail Running Shoe Spår lila / vit / kärna svart MBT Sandal 400352-03 KISUMU3 Black Svart , Merrell Kvinnors Terran Ivy Gitter Sport Sandal sodalit , Merrell Women s Damshandske 3 Trail Runner baltisk TOMS Kvinnor Lexie Open Toe Casual Slingback Sandaler Sandstorm Läder / Metallic , New Balance Women s WW877 Walking Shoe Silver , Havaianas Kvinnors Slim Logo Metallic Flip Flop Reste sig , Easy Spirit Women s Traveltime Mule Svart / Silver Patent Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Marin , Hush Valpar Män Gus Oxford Solbränna , Propet Women s Eden Walking Shoe Svart , Gravity Defyer Kvinnors G-Defy Extora Athletic Shoes Vit , Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Träkol Rockport Women Total Motion 75mm Pointy Pump Svart Kid Suede , ED Ellen DeGeneres Womens Gillen Rent vitt / rent vitkrinklepatent / kricklepatent , Earth Shoes serval Klar röd Cole Haan Womens Micaela Grand Weave Oxford Sequoia Leather , Skechers Sport Women s Pretty Vänligen Flex Appeal Fashion Sneaker Svart / Hot Pink Bella Vita Women s Briar II Flat Svart Croco Walking Cradles Women s Dee Ballet Flat Svart Nappa , Bella Vita Kvinnors Darlene Ankle Boot Almond Kid Suede Birkenstock Boston Unisex-Adult Clogs Svart Bernardo Kvinnors Maverick Toe Ring Sandal Bagage , FRYE Kvinnors Nora Omaha Short Ankle Boot Cognac , Jägare Stövlar Kvinnor Raffinerad Glans Quilt Chelsea Stövlar Pergament Hush Valpar Kvinnors Saun Olivya Boot Mörkbrun , UGG Kvinnors Carlin Harness Boot Taupe 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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