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
By TOMS Women/ Classic on Slip on Black/ Black Plum 040ba9e Lloyd J. Jassin
-- Old Yiddish proverb
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 PUMA Mäns Roma Basic Sneaker Vit / Svart Läder KEEN Kvinnors Venice H2 Sandal Sweet Grape / Regal Orchid , NIKE Mäns Lunar Fingertrap Cross Trainer Wolf Grey / Midnight Navy NIKE Kvinnors Tanjun Team Red White , NIKE Women s Air Zoom Pegasus 34 löpsko Svart / Mörk / grå / antracit Ryka Kvinnors Savannah Sandal Navy / grön , Helly Hansen Kvinnors W Ahiga V3 Hydropower Mode Sneaker PLUM / SHELLPINK , Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors TravelFit Walking Shoe Svart / Grå , TOMS Women s Poppy Suede Sandal Svart läder Hush Valpar Män Gus Oxford Mörkbrun Drew Shoe Bayou Kvinnor Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Sandal Skinn Läder Ingen Blå / MicroDot , Diadora Mäns Spel L Låg Vaxad Court Shoe Vit / Grönare Betesmarker / Vit , Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star High-Top Casual Sneakers i Classic Stil och färg och Durable Canvas delar Midnight Indigo , Walking Cradles Women s Pool Flat Sandal Vit , Rockport Kvinna Lanea Woven Slide Sandal Marinväv Easy Spirit AP1 Sport Walking Shoe Sanddune DB Sidi Alba Road Cykel Kvinnors Cykelskor Fuchsia / White CLARKS Women s Cheyn Ava Oxford Mörkbrunt Läder Stuart Weitzman Women s Metro Slip-on Loafer Jet Mirror , ED Ellen DeGeneres Womens Chapala Tyg Low Top Snörning Mode Sneakers Ljusgrå tyg , KEEN Kvinnors Terradora Läder Mellan WP-W Vandringssko Scotch / Mulch , Drew Shoe Women s Joy Svart Mjukt Läder / Svart Mesh , MICHAEL Michael Kors Kvinnor Joni Cap Toe Ballet Flats Svart Palladium Women s Puddle Ankle Boot Beige , Birkenstock-kvinna från Polyuretan Syntet-Träskor Blå , Sam Edelman Kvinnors Oran Mule Sand Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot Svart , JBU av Jambu Kvinnors Yasmin Gladiator Sandal Svart silver , Durango Women s Heartfelt Western Leather Boots Saddle Brown , Fergalicious Women s Wicket Ankle Bootie Hind 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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