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 Under Armour Women s Charged Escape Stealth Grå (100) / Stål , ASICS Women s 33-FA Running Shoe Sunny Lime / Mosaic Blue / White Nike Kids Revolution 3 (GS) Löpskor Pure Platinum / Pink Blast / Wolf Grey / White , Ryka Women s Devotion Plus Cinch Walking Shoe Vin / Black , Finn Comfort Women s Ikebukuro Oxford Silver , NATURLIG SOUL Kvinnors Girly Ballet Flat Navy Smooth Polyurethane Adidas Kvinnors W Adipower Boost Boa Golfsko Real Coral / Silver Metallic Walking Cradles Women s Pool Flat Sandal Svart Matt Snake Print / Cork Wrap Sam Edelman Women s Bay Slide Sandal Svart Vaquero Sadel Läder Ariat Womens Vortex Tall Riding Svart kalv , Very Fine Ladies Women Ballroom Dansskor EKSA7001 Med 3 \ Röd sammet KAANAS Kvinnors Santa Rosa Twist Turban Pool Skoslip Sandal Grå Easy Street Women s Lucky Oxford Brun Suede , Trotters Women s Dea Slingback Pump Marin Cole Haan Kvinnors Tali Bow Ballet Flat Svart läder , TOMS Women s Classic Linen Rope-Sole Bekvämt och lätt-anpassat Slip-On Leaf Green Slub Chambray Manfen Women s Mid-Rise Vattentät Vandring Boot Camo Muck Boot Kvinnors Arctic Weekend Mid Snow Virvla runt , YDN Kvinnor Casual Flip Flops Sandaler Slip On Sandals Low Heels Thong Skor med spänne Oliv Easy Spirit Women s Illie Clog Rosa , FLY London Women s Bobi Wedge Pump Scarlet Cupido Walking Cradles Kvinnors Ziggy Ankle Boot Svart Nappa Läder Easy Spirit Women s Geinee Ballett Flat Blå , Rockport Cobb Hill Collection Kvinnor Cobb Hill Penfield T Sandal Solbränna , Klogs USA Unisex Boca Mule Druva , Vaneli Womens Tasya Svart mocka Jord Origins Tova Frostgrå , Calvin Klein Kvinnors Camie Engineer Boot Svart mocka , Summitfashions Kvinnor Lår Hög Stövlar 5 tums klackar Svart Patent Poly Röda Skor Stretchy Redpu Kvinnor Sorel Joan of Arctic Walking Snö Vinter Vandring Vattentäta Stövlar Skiffer , 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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