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 Kvinnors Eezay Flip Flop Ånggrå Vit / Enkel Gul S Under Armour Women s Speedform Slingwrap Apollo Grey (962) / Loddare Nike Kids Roshe One (GS) Running Shoe Blå , Nike Kids Roshe One (GS) Running Shoe Svart / Volt-white Salomon Mäns Speedcross 4 Trail Running Shoes Svart Skechers Kvinnors Go Run Mojo-Mania Sneaker Rosa Drew Womens Element Svart Nubuck Supra Mäns Hammer Run Skate Shoe Grå / vit Royou Yiuoer Kvinnors Läder Studded Sandaler T-Band Läder Sandaler Gul , SAS Womens Clover Open Toe Casual Slingback Sandaler Marin , Kinesisk Tvättservice Kvinnors Rubie Dress Sandal Naken Velvet , Sanuk Kvinnors Yoga Sling 2 Flip Flop Korall , New Balance Women s FuelCore Nergize V1 bränsle kors Cross Trainer Vit / vit SAS Women s, Tour Mesh Sneakers Blå Vans Unisex Authentic Platform Skate Sko (Retro Sport) Solros 7294 , Walking Cradles Kvinnors Hartford Flat Sandal Camel Nubuck , Donald J Pliner Womens Connisp Läder Låg Topp Snörning Mode Sneakers Taupe Ryska Pointe Rubin Pointe Skor, U-Cut Flexibel Medium Shank , Tretorn Kvinnors Nylite2 Plus Mode Sneaker Vit / vit / vit , SoftWalk Women s High Point Mary Jane Flat Cognac , Vionic Women s Splendid Midi Double Gore Slip On Naturlig orm , Lugz Kvinnors Drifter Fleece LX Mode Boot Golden Wheat / Cream / Bark / Gum Carlos av Carlos Santana Kvinnors Brie Ankle Bootie Hind , Sam Edelman Kvinnors Gigi Läder Sant svart läder Easy Street Women s Giddy Ballett Flat Leopard Dr. Martens Women s Flora Ankle Boot Cherry Red Arcadia , SoftWalk Kvinnors Napa Mj Mary Jane Flat Svart / Nude , Jorden Bijou Women s Pump Svart fullkornsläder , Crocs Unisex Classic Clog Volt Green FRYE Kvinnors Veronica Combat Boot Camel Soft Vintage Leather-76276 , 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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