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 NIKE Kids Free Rn (Big) Obsidian / Volt / Svart / Metallisk Silver Chaco Kvinna Zvolv 2 Athletic Sandal Verdant Black , San Antonio sko Women s SAS, Friidrott Snör åt Sneaker Svart Drew Shoe Women s Tulip Comfort Brun Croc Birkenstock Blue Footbed-Arch Support Flat Blå , Calvin Klein Kvinnors Jacie Sandal Svart Birkenstock Milano Unisex Läder Sandal Mörkbrun Birko Flor CLARKS Kvinnors Arla Jacory Wedge Sandal Svart Solid Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors TravelFit Walking Shoe Bär New Balance Women s Womens 928v3 Walking Shoe Walking Shoe Marinblå / Grå , Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star High-Top Casual Sneakers i Classic Stil och färg och Durable Canvas delar Optisk vit , Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Aurora Mule Silver Aerosoles Kvinnors Middag Slide Sandal Röd tyg , Boombah Kvinnors A-Game Molded Cleats - 15 Färgalternativ - Flera storlekar Vit , ENMAYER Kvinnors Svart Retro Mode Loafers Round Toe Slip på platt utomhus Tofflor med Furry och spänne Vit , U-lite Kvinnors Perforerad Snörning Wingtip Stäng Front Skinn Plattform Oxfords Vintage Oxford Skor Svart vit Dexter Keegan Bowling Skor Vit Vasque Women s St Elias Gore-Tex Vandringsstuga Bungee / Silver Walking Cradles Kvinnors studsplan Svart 1 Barefooters Classic Slip-On Sko Espressokork , Crocs Women s Citilane Sequin Slip-On W Flat Silver , Cobb Hill Kvinnors Gabby-CH Tenn TOMS Women Classic Slip on Röd 2 CLARKS Kvinnors CloudSteppers Sillian Jetay Flat Silver Metallisk Syntetisk , FRYE Kvinnors Avery Harness Thong Flat Sandal Solbränna , Aravon Women s Francesca Flat Svart , Yosi Samra Kvinnors Skyler Ballett Flat Lila magi , Nio Sju Äkta Läder Kvinnors Pointy Toe Tofsar Handgjorda Eleganta Flats Skor Svart TOMS Women s Classic Linen Rope-Sole Bekvämt och lätt-anpassat Slip-On Grå Suede , Bella Vita Kvinnors Eli Ankle Bootie Svart Kid Suede , 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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