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 ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Excite 4 Running Shoes Shark / Flash Coral / Parachute Purple , Nike Lunar Apparent Mens Running Shoes Cool Grey / Deep Royal Blue-pure Platinum Adidas Women s Distancestar W Women s Running Shoes med Spikes Svart / Vit / Stockrosa , Merrell Women s Siren Edge Hiker Blekt Aqua , Brooks Women s Addiction Walker Walking Skor Vit Finn Comfort Women s Ikebukuro Oxford Notte / Atlantic Cris / patent , Jorden Everwood Almond Full Grain Leather Skechers Performance Women s Go Flex 2-14992 Walking Shoe Träkol , Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Tenn APL: Athletic Propulsion Labs Kvinnors Techloom Pro Sneakers Metallic Silver / White , Skechers Performance Women s Go Flex 2-14992 Walking Shoe Träkol Vans Old Skool Unisex Adults Lågskor (35u) (Checkerboard) Svart / Röd Naturalizer Women s Mason Slide Sandal Vit , Charles av Charles David Kvinnors Brooke Wedge Sandal Coral Microsuede Skolutgåva Upper Class 7300 Saddle Shoe (Toddler / Little Kid / Big Kid) Svart , Converse Mäns Street Tonal Canvas High Top Sneaker Thunder Dolphin White , Ariat Women s Ambleside H2O Work Boot, Svart, 8 B US Kolgrå , NAOT Kvinnors Karenna Flat Stardust Leather Easy Street Women s Doris Flat Svart Burnish , EuroSoft Kvinnor Belina Mahogny , Gentle Souls Kvinnans grace Ankel Strap Flat Sandal Korall SoftWalk Kvinnors Hadley Mary Jane Flat Ljusgrå Bella Vita Women s Briar II Flat Svart krokodil , Naturalizer Women s Jaye Flat Nickellegering Metallic Kinesisk Tvättservice Kvinna Owen Flat Dove Grey Leather , Anne Klein Kvinnors Zarenna Slip Ballet Flat Brons Naturtyg , Kate Spade New York Kvinnors Willa Ballett Flat Silver , SOREL Women s Meadow Lace Premium Snow Boot älg UGG Kvinnors Edelina Winter Boot Grizzly ECCO Kvinnors Trace Slips Hydromax Snow Boot Bärnsten , 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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