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 Kvinnors Zoom Strike Running Shoe Svart / Svart , Fila Kvinnors Memory Meiera 2 Slip Resistant Composite Toe Running Shoe Svart / Tenn / Metallisk Silver , NIKE Women s Free RN 2017 Running Shoes Vit ASICS Metrolyte II Shoe Damvandring Vit / vit / vit Dr Comfort Lu Lu Kvinnors Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Sko Läder Velcro Svart Pikolinos Kvinnor, Mykonos Low Heel Sandal Stone Camel , Mizuno Women s Swift 5 Fastpitch Cleat Softball Shoe Röd vit , Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Sr White , Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Beige-guld Mephisto kvinnors laserperforerade sneaker Vit Smooth / Silver Ice , Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Sr White Drew Shoe Women s Heather Synthetic Oxfords Brandy Tamaris Kvinnors Alis 28335 Oxford Flat Svart Chaco Women s Ember Hiking Boot Pinecone , SAS Women s Tour spets upp Aktiv komfortsko Vit Cole Haan Kvinnors Grand Crosscourt Knit Ii Palm Print , UGG Kari Kari Flat Sandal Aqua Columbia Women s Crestwood Mid Vattentät Vandrings Boot Pebble, Oxygen Sam Edelman Kvinnors Rodney Ballett Flat Classic Naken Klänning Nappa Läder , Soft Style Women s Fairfax Flat Gunmetal Vitello Rockport Cobb Hill Collection Kvinnor Cobb Hill Penfield T Sandal Svart läder OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Mörk Java / Rojo Arcopedico Kvinnors L18 Brons Merrell Kvinnors Murren Rem Waterproof-W Snow Boot , Caterpillar Kvinnors Matilda Leather Chelsea Ankel Boot Svart , Katy Perry Women s Bliss Combat Boot Elfenben , YDN Women High Heels Platform Mules Peep Toe Clogs Slip On Wedge Sandals Slide Shoes Röd , Hunters Boots Kvinnors Original Refined Gloss Boots Dark Olive FRYE Kvinnors Cara Roper Short Boot Choklad VANELi Women s FC-313 Flat Svart Nappa , 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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