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 Kids Flex 2017 RN (GS) Running Shoe Ren Platina / Svartvolfgrå , NIKE Mäns Lunar Fingertrap Cross Trainer Svart Vit Svart KEEN Kvinnors Ana Cortez Flip-W Sandal Sköldpadda Skal OluKai Ohana Surt tart / svart , NIKE Women s Säsong TR 6 Cross Training Shoe Svart / Vit / Stealth / Kallgrå , Skechers Cali Kvinnors Beverlee Smitten Kattunge Wedge Sandal Navy Cork , New Balance Women s Agility V2 Cross Trainer Dark Mulberry / Faded Rose , Skechers Kvinnors You-14958 Sneaker Vit , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker bourgogne , Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Svart / Svart , Babolat Propulse Fury All Court Women s Tennis Shoe Princess Blue / Fandango Pink CLARKS Kvinnors Leisa Lacole Slide Sandal Tenn Metallic Leather OLUKAI Pa Ani Slipper - Kvinnors Dimma / Mörk Java , Bella Vita Womens Mel-Italy Kamel Italiensk Läder , Vionic Mäns Orthalheel Technology Vit / Navy Walker Svart / Svart CLARKS Kvinnors Everlay Bai Mary Jane Flat Dark Tan Leather Vasque Women s Breeze III GTX Vattentät Vandrarbåt Skiffer Brun / Tandori Spice SOREL Kvinnors Torpeda Lace Ii Flat Sandal Kamelbrun, Forntida fossil , Stegmann Kvinnors Läder Graz Clog Med Kork Sole Svart FitFlop Kvinnors Gogh Pro Superlight Medical Professional Shoe Svart , WHITE MOUNTAIN Women s Gilding Mule Svart , Klogs USA Women s Mission Clog Bonjour Patent , NAOT Kvinnors Tamara Flat Sandal Vit Lthr / Vit Microfiber Silver Nitar , OTBT Kvinnors Springfield Clog Ny Mynt , Nine West Women s Omthat Synthetic Dress Sandal Light Natural FRYE Kvinnors Melissa Button Boot Bordeaux Wide Calf Smooth Vintage Leather-77167 Gentle Souls av Kenneth Cole Women s Bessie Flat Blå , VOCOSI Women s Classic Side-Zip High Heels Läder Ridbyxor Pointy Toe Knee-High Dress Boot Brun , Earth Origins Raven Womens Bootie Mandel , Corkys nya kvinnors solskenregnskor Rosa Multi 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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