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 Saucony Women s Breakthru 3 Running Shoes Blå / Mint Ny Balance Kvinnors Friska Skum Arishi V1 Running Shoes Stål / åska Merrell Women s Terran Slide II Sandal Mörk jorden , New Balance Women s W1540V2 Running Shoes Vit blå , ASICS kvinnors Gel-Quantum 360 cm löpsko Indien Bläck / Flash Coral / Midgrå , Saucony Kvinnors Triumph ISO 3 Running Sneaker Rosa / Berry / Silver , Skechers Women s Walk Walk Lite-15430 båtsko Marin PUMA Women s Fierce Core Cross-Trainer Shoe Paradise Pink-Puma White , Drew Shoe Women s Joy Ben , Dr Martens Unisex 1461 Oxford Svart Slät Shimano SH-CT5W Kvinnors MTB / IC cykelskor Marin Giro GF23110 Kvinnor Sica Vr70 Dirt Cykelskor Matte svart , LifeStride Women s Farrow Wedge Pump Marin Asolo TPS 535 LTH V EVO Backpacking Boot - Kvinnor39; s Brun Daniel Green Women s Glamour Slipper Bone Kidskin Bella Vita Womens Mel-Italy Taupe italienska Suede Vince Camuto Kvinnors Ellen Ballet Flat Svart azmodo Crystal Gladiator Sandals Silver Color Plus Storlek Tillgänglig - Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Brun Amalfi Läder Kenneth Cole New York Kvinnors Karolina 3 Mule Ljusgrå Naturalizer Women s Macie Platform Pump Grå Skechers BOBS från Women s Highlights Flexpadrille Wedge Taupe Gem Propet Kvinnors Chloe Mary Jane Flat Svart , Trotters Women s Major Ankle Bootie Svart / Svart , Amalfi av Rangoni Kvinnor Oslo Almond Toe Slide Flats Hav , SoftWalk Women s Hanover Ankle Bootie Svart , Hunter Women s Original Back Justerbara Rain Boots Dark Earth Blue / Ion Pink Kamik Women s Newcastle Insulated Rain Boot bourgogne Franska Sole Womens Whistle 2 Svart mocka Bed | Stu Kvinnors Triple Flat Teak Rustik , 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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