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 Women s Edge Lux 2 Sol / Silver / Orange Saucony Kvinnors Triumph ISO 4 Running Shoe Vit blå Reebok Kvinnors Print Run Prime Ultk Running Shoe Lilac Ash / Shell Pink / White / Sandy Rose , New Balance Women s WT10v1 Minimus Trail Running Shoe Svart , Walking Cradles Kvinnors Halle Flat Sandal Svart , 4EurSole Kvinnors Golden Day Slide Choklad-kork Easy Spirit Women s Traveltime Mule Vit Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Marin Saucony Women s Grid Omni Walker Walking Sko Svart New Balance Women s FuelCore Nergize V1 bränsle kors Cross Trainer Silver Mink / Pigment Propet Kvinnors TravelActiv Mary Jane Oxford Svart / Vit Heather Easy Spirit Women s Motion Sport Lace-Up Sneaker Tenn läder 2 Lips Too Too Riddle Oxford Svart patent , Drew Shoe Women s Heather Synthetic Oxfords Svart läder , Mjuk stil av Hush Puppies Kvinnors Jaylene Oxford Taupe Nubuck Haflinger Kvinnors Stella Flat Sandal Onyx Easy Street Kvinnors Serenity Mule Brun , Lucky Brand Women s Fayth Ankle Boot brindle , Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Svart mocka , TOMS Kvinnors Sevilla Suede Bootie Cadet Blue Suede / Mosaic Tile Josef Seibel Womens Pippa 33 Stängda Tåslägenheter Asfalt , Taos Footwear Women s Star Fashion Sneaker Grå tvättduk Propet Kvinnors snöstorm Midtspets Ii Winter Boot Brun / Nylon , Aerosoles Kvinnors Starring Roll Boot Svart tyg Kodiak Kvinnors Alma Chelsea Boot Kola , Lucky Brand Women s Salza Pump tapenade , Bogs Kvinnors Amanda Chukka Rain Boot Svart , Aravon Women s Farren Svart läder , Naturalizer Kvinnors Neina Huarache Sandal Brun , Nju sju äkta läder Kvinnors Pointy Toe Stiletto Heel Handgjorda Claasic Sexiga Knä Höga 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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