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 Adidas Women s Arianna Cloudfoam Cross-Trainer Shoes Blå / Tech Blå / Lätt Blå , Ryka Kvinnors blick Athletic Sandal Svart / Pink Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Color Hej Färsk Gul New Balance Women s WW1865v1 Walking Shoe Lila , Reebok Kvinnors CL Nylon MH Mode Sneaker Echo Blue / Awesome Blue / Teal / Indigo / White / Buck , OLUKAI Pehuea Skor - Kvinnors Hav / Oceans , Propet Kvinnors W3905 Tour Walker II Rem Vit Spring Step Womens Amora Beige Inov-8 Unisex F-Lite 195-U Cross-Trainer Shoe Neonrosa / Svart / Vit , Supra Metod Skate Sko Eiffeltornet / Svart ASICS Mäns Gel-Lyte MT Fashion Sneaker Indien bläck / Indien bläck , Alegria Victoriah Women s Sandal Glimmer Glam , Easy Street Women s Dory Flat Sandal Svart , Nine West Women s Lucienne Suede Slide Sandal Rosa Suede Noble Outfitters Women s Muds Stay Cool 6 Guldhästsko Alegria Kvinnors Joleen Loafers Skor Sweetums , TOMS Women s Classics Navy Canvas Föreställ dig Vince Camuto Kvinnors Casele Slipper Elfenben Fem Tio Kvinnor Guide Tenie Approach Shoe Redwood Nevados Kvinnors Klondike Vattentät Vandrarbåt Mörkbrun / Svart / Taupe , Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Celinna Mule Varm Taupe , SR Max Geneva Women s Slip Resistant Clog Marin , Minnetonka Casual Shoes Kvinnor Kate Mule Läder Slip On Black 469 Silver Metallic , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Mustang / Lime Peel , Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Cherrell Ankle Bootie Svart , Trotters Women s Corsa Mule Röd , Earth Women s Bellwether Flat Admiral Blue Calf Leather Sperry Top-Sider Women s Walker Turf Rain Boot Svart Stuart Weitzman Kvinnors Toga Ballett Flat Off White Arizona , Skechers Kvinnors Cleo Sincere Ballet Flat Träkol , 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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