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 KEEN Kvinnors Newport Eco-W Sandal Svart / Magnet , Wolky Comfort Jewel Vit / Svart Snake Fantasy Print , Salomon Mäns Speedcross 4 Trail Running Shoes Mörkt moln , Skechers Kvinnors D Lites Memory Foam Lace-up Sneaker Största Fan Grey / White DAWGS Womens Arch Support Z Sandaler Hjärtan Lucky Brand Women s Bray Dress Sandal Beige , Spira Classic Walker 2 Damskor med fjädrar Svart Champion Women s Gusto Cross Trainer Svartvit Mesh , Me Too OLYMPIA1 Women s Leather Flat Shoe Vit Nappa Svart / yttre rymdgrafik DC Kvinnors Trase V SE Skate Sko Vit / Vit / Atletisk Röd Easy Street Katerina Women s Sandal Svart , Merrell Women s 1SIX8 Linna AC + Slide Sandal Svart , Taryn Rose Women s Iris Knit Slide Sandal Rodna Jessica Simpson Women s Bethani Wedge Pump Svart 01 , Naturalizer Kvinnors Natalie Dress Pump Espressoläder Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Baleenda Klänningspump Svart patent Modemoven Kvinnors Lack Pumpar, Point Toe Klackar, Slingback Pumps, Kvällskor, Söt Stilettos 10CM Rödvin Cobb Hill Rockport Kvinnors Parker CH Flat Svart Lucky Brand Women s Lucky Emmie Ballett Flat Choklad , Bella Vita Kvinnors Darlene Ankle Boot Svart Kid Suede Klogs Klogs Klogs Paris-patentet CLARKS Kvinnors CloudSteppers Sillian Jetay Flat Svart Snake Print , Komfity Heeled Rockstud Sandaler för kvinnor, Strappy Studded Gladiator Skor Slingback Stiletto Heels Wedding Stud Sandal Blå , Anne Klein Kvinnors Hangout Suede Clog Svart Women Hunter Original Tall Wellington Vattentäta Winter Snow Rain Boots Röd Kamik Women s Momentum Snow Boot Choklad Harley-Davidson Women s Sackett Work Boot Svart John Deere Women s Wellington Boot Tan / Camo Aerosoles Women s Good Ballet Flat Ljusrosa Läder , 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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