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 Kamik Women s Mustique Sandal Röd Brooks Womens Glycerin 15 Neutral Max Push Running Shoe Silver / Grå / Rose , Merrell Women s Agility Peak Flex Trail Runner Marin , VANELi Kvinnors Tallis Sandal Naturlig sommarvippa , Adidas Women s Mana Bounce 2 W Aramis Running Shoes Islila / Vit / Spårgrå NIKE Mäns Air Max Flair Running Shoes Svart / Anthracie Easy Street Women s Conca Fabric Open Toe Casual Slide Sandals Svart , Propet Kvinnors Travellite MJ Walking Shoe Taupe , NIKE Women s Free 5.0 TR Fit 5 träningssko Svart / Vit / Mörkgrå / Vit NIKE Women s Hyperdiamond 2 Keystone Softball Cleats Grå / vit Jordkvinna serval Sneaker Champagne , Naturalizer Kvinnors Natalie Dress Pump Surf Mist Leather , Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors TravelActiv Slip-On Fashion Sneaker Vattenmelonsröd Rockport Kvinnors Truflex W Lace To Toe Sneaker Black Shimmer , Daniel Green Women s Glamour Slipper Svart Badgley Mischka Kvinnors Kana Slipper Svart Kaitlyn Pan pekade Toe Studded Ballerina Läder Flats Poudre Patent / Naken Trim / Gold Studs , Lucky Brand Women s Fayth Ankle Boot Rostad Cashew , Daniel Green Women s Glamour Slipper Guld Kidskin , Rockport Women s Total Motion Crescent Ballett Ballett Flat Black Pearlized / Patent , SoftWalk Women s Napa Ballett Flat Blå / Multi , FSJ Kvinnor Gullig Bowknot Round Toe Ballett Flats Slip On Casual Office Komfortiga Pumps Skor Storlek 4-15 US Naken , FRYE Kvinnors Sacha Moto Shortie Ankle Bootie Charcoal Cut Vintage Leather UGG Kvinnors Aysel Winter Boot kastanj , Freebird Women s Knife Riding Boot Svart , SoftWalk Kvinnors Salina Woven Flat Svart , Nine West Women s Olwynee Suede Knee High Boot Grå / Grå Suede , Amalfi av Rangoni Kvinnor Oslo Almond Toe Slide Flats Hav , Steve Madden Kvinnors känslor över knäskötan Grå sammet , UGG Kvinnors Reid Winter Boot Svart , 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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