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 Mäns Newport H2 Sandal Navy / Medium Grey Adidas Kvinnors Eezay Flip Flop Shock Pink / Collegiate Royal / Aero Blue Chaco Kvinnors Zcloud X2 Sport Sandal Pussel vallmo , Asolo Salyan Sko - Kvinnors Sand / Blå Atoll , Sanuk Kvinnors Yoga Sling 2 Flip Flop Klar röd , Nike Women s Free Rn Flyknit 2017 löparskor Grön , Saucony Women s Freedom ISO Running Shoe Blå / Citron , NIKE Kvinnors Tanjun Lava Glow / White / Total Crimson , Cobb Hill Rockport Kvinnors Sasha CH Dress Sandal Svart , Skechers Kvinnors Go Walk Joy-15615 Sneaker Marinblå / Multi , Fix Kvinnans Nikole Open Toe Slide med kedjedetalj platt sandal Guld Metallisk Snake Präglat Läder Sam Edelman Kvinnors Bernice Slide Sandal Svart Vaquero Sadel Läder Prop & eacute; t Womens Aurora Slide Silver Sage , Twisted X Ladies Turquoise Lace Driving Mocs Bomber Mizuno Kvinnors 9 Spike Swift 4 Fast Pitch Metal Softball Cleat Royal-white Saucony Kvinnors Carrera XC Flat Running Shoe Grå / Vizi Rosa Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Svart , Tamaris Kvinnors Locust 28634 Oxford Flat Peppar Combo , inhemska män Monaco Mid Wax Canvas Mode Sneaker Jiffy Black / Shell White , Ahnu Kvinnors W Socker Venture Lace Vandring Boot Skymning SR Max Geneva Women s Slip Resistant Clog bourgogne Hush Valpar Kvinnor Cyra Catelyn Boot Vin Shimmer Suede Alfani Vitaa Damskor Stål Justin Stövlar Kvinnors Gypsy Collection 8 \ Bay Apache / Pink Cow , Sanuk Women s Donna Hemp Flat Naturlig , UMEXI Kvinnor Platform Kängor Stövletter Stiletto Stiletto Högklackade Festpumps Svart Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Starlit BareTraps Kvinnors Bt Qacha Slouch Boot Svamp Khombu Kvinnors Andie Snow Boot Grå , SOREL Women Conquest Carly II Snow Boot Svart, Silver Sage , 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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