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 Unisex Flyknit Racer Running Shoe Fireberry / Volt-Pink Flash WMNS Zoom Fly Svart vit OLUKAI Kvinnors Loea Sandal Senap / Bone , KEEN Mäns Newport H2 Sandal Indien bläck / rost , Nike Lunar Apparent Mens Running Shoes Anthracit Crimson Blk Grey Pin Up Couture Kvinnors Bettie-01 Sandal Teal Faux Leather , OLUKAI Hokua Slipper - Mäns Trench Blue / Black Therafit Eva Kvinnors Läder Justerbar Rem Slip On Sandal för Plantar Fasciit / Fotpain Svart kensie kvinnors Dominic Slide Sandal Svart blom , Sam Edelman Women s Bay Slide Sandal Svart läder , ALDO Women s Eresa Riding Boot Taupe Alegria Kvinnors Keli Professional Shoe Glimmer Glam Skolutgåva Upper Class 7300 Saddle Shoe (Toddler / Little Kid / Big Kid) Marin , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Birch Suede / Mosaic Tile , Madden Kvinnors M-Velcra Chukka Boot Cognac , Drew Shoe Women s Delite Grå Nubuck / Grå Stretch , Walking Cradles Women s Devin Ankle Boot Sage Urban Leather YDN Women Classic Pointy Toe Kattunge Pumps Slip-On Suede Low Heel D Orsay Shoes Formell Oliv , Bella Vita PRU-Italy Women s Sandal Tobaksdräkt Steve Madden Kvinnor RANCEE Läder Almond Toe Ankel Mode Stövlar Svart mocka Lucky Brand Women s Fantine Fashion Boot Stålgrå LifeStride Women s Behave Gladiator Sandal Vit , Teva Kvinnors W DE LA Vina Dos Chelsea Boot Pekannöt G.H. Choklad / Navy LifeStride Kvinnors Parigi Ankle Bootie Marin , Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Dolly Buckle Ballerina Ballett Flat bordeaux , YDN Kvinnor Classic Pointy Toe Läder Suede Casual Shoes Low Cut Slip On Soft Grön , Twisted X Womens Steppin Out Cowgirl Pattern Boot Tiger Print Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Yeehaw Brown , Danner Kvinnors High Ground 400G Winter Boot Realtree 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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