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 Brooks Womens Launch 4 Electric Brooks Blue / Toreador / White NIKE Women s Air Max Thea Ultra FK Running Shoe Geranium / Geranium / Blåfärg Propet Kvinnors TravelActiv Ss Sandal Röd svart KEEN Kvinnors Newport Eco-W Sandal Rose Garden / Tawny Port New Balance Women s W840V3 löparskor Liten droppe , New Balance Women s Cushioning 620v2 Trail Running Shoe Pomegranate / Outerspace Ros Hommerson Mellow Women s Sandal Sand / Stretch Trotters Kvinnors Simmy Mary Jane Flat Mörkblå , Cole Haan Kvinnors Grandpro Stitchlite Tennis Sneaker Tango Red , New Balance Women s WX824 träningssko Vit , New Balance Women s Flexonic WX66V2 Träning Cross-Trainer Shoe Svart silver Vans Herren Authentic Core Classic Sneakers Chilipeppar Cole Haan Kvinnors Anica Slide Sandal Svart läder Cirkus av Sam Edelman Kvinnors Raquel Slide Sandal Jute , Kinesisk Tvättservice Kvinnors OAHU Wedge Sandal Vintage Rose Suede Tuff 1 Visa Stopp Equitation Chaps Svart , Skechers Sport Women s Empire Fashion Sneaker Vit / Silver , Steve Madden Women s Daisie Dress Pump Kamouflage Drew Shoe Women s Parade II Vit kalv , Sam Edelman Kvinnors Patti Dress Sandal Candy Red , Mona Flying Women s Läderperforerad Lace-up Oxfords Skor till kvinnor Wingtip Multicolor Brougue Skor Brown-vit-blå Vionic Women s McKinley Low Top Vandringsskor Svart , Sandgrens Swedish High Heel Träskor för kvinnor | bordeaux , Stuart Weitzman Kvinnors Toga Ballett Flat Off-white Arizona Soludos Kvinnors Broderade Blom Mule Midnatt / Ivory , CLARKS Kvinnors Addiy Zora Ankle Bootie Svart läder , CLARKS Kvinnors Medora Frost I Mary Jane Flat Marin Pleaser Kvinnors Blondie-R-1008 GSQ Ankle Boot Guldsekvenser / Guldkrom , Trotters Women s Sizzle Signature Ballet Flat Svart Kenneth Cole New York Kvinnors Tama Thong Backstrap Flat Sandal Silver , 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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