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
By Merrell Läder Womens Barrado Silver Silver B00J36P156 Läder 3d6d17b Lloyd J. Jassin
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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 Women s Edge Lux 2 Sol / Silver / Orange ASICS Kvinnors GEL-Sonoma Trail Running Shoe Emalj Blå / Magenta / Svart , Dreamcity Kvinnors Vattensko Athletic Sport Lätta Vinterskor Pinkorange , Walking Cradles Womens Henna Svart Stamped Nubuck L Artiste av Spring Step Women s Bombay Clog Marin , FLEXX Womens Shoreline Sandal Cana Di Fucile Saucony Kvinnors ProGrid Integrity ST2 Walking Shoe Sten Propet Kvinnors Travelwalker II Sko Svart Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors tvätt N Wear Slip på LL Walking Shoe Sr Pewter Suede Adidas Kvinnors Adizero Club w Tennissko Kralk Coral / Vit / Blå Färg , Donald J Pliner Kvinnors Fifi19 Slide Sandal Svart GUESS Kvinnors Utsmyckade Lågskor Svart Multi , Sam Edelman kvinnors Loraine Loafer Silver / Metallic Leather , Drew Shoe Kvinnors London II Slip On Textile Casual Flats Marin Neil M Men s Boston Saddle Oxford Bark Suede / Smoke Nubuck Cole Haan Kvinnors Rodeo Tassel Driver Loafer Svart läder , Columbia Kvinnors Grand Canyon Outdry Suede Vandringsskor Mud, Cornstalk , Merrell Women s Siren Sport Q2 Sko Crown Blue , Aerosoles A2 Kvinnors Velviteen Mule Mörk solbränna Hot Chocolate Design Chocolaticas Tattoo Kvinnors Mary Jane Flat Flerfärgade OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Trench Blue / Dive Camo , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Shelby Ballett Flat Lapis Blue Ahnu Kvinnors Chenery Lace Up Boot Varg , Vivienne Westwood Women s New Moom Dust Rain Boot Grå / svart , CORRAL Kvinnors Brun med Glitter Inlägg och Broderi Snip Toe Cowgirl Stövlar A3352 UGG Kvinnors Amie Vinter Boot Krydda , FRYE Kvinnors Billy Cognac Pull On Boot Pointed Toe - 78161-Cog Rökvasket oljad vintage , LifeStride Women s Fantell Ballet Flat Svamp Rieker Kvinnors Toulouse Svart Läder Stövletter 00 Svart Tretorn Women Wings Winter Rain Boot Svart 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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