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 ASICS Kvinnors GT-2000 6 löparskor Svart / Vit / Carbon , Teva Women s Original Universal Sandal Miramar Fade Coral Sand Multi , Teva Women s W Terra Fi 4 Sandal Palopo Sea Green , ECCO Kvinnors Yucatan Sandal Skuggvit NIKE Women Revolution 4 Running Shoes Ocean Bliss Blue Glacier Blue Chaco Mega Z / Cloud Pyramid Eclipse New Balance Women s 1080v8 Fresh Foam Running Shoes Ljusblå , ASICS Kvinnors GEL-Cumulus 20 Running Shoes Azurblå / Blåtryck Birkenstock Unisex Arizona Essentials EVA Sandaler Vit Ros Hommerson Chelsea Mary Jane Kvinnors Slip On Shoes Tenn , Dolce Vita Kvinnors Benicia Slide Sandal Natur / Svart Tyg , Nanette Lepore Kvinnors Maria Slide Sandal Dammig rosa Mizuno Women Finch Elite Switch Softball Cleat Royal / Vit , Jig Foo Latin Salsa Rumba Chacha Practice Ballroom Dansskor för kvinnor Svart Aerosoles Kvinnors Exquisite Dress Pump Mörkröd Suede Kaitlyn Pan Pointed Toe Studded Slingback High Heel Läderpumpar Fransk Fuchsia Patent / Naken Trim / Guld Studs NIKE Women s Hypervenom Phelon III FG Soccer Cleat Cool Grey / Purple Dynasty / Max Orange , Födda Kvinnor - Julianne Perf Bagage , Nine West Women s Mai Suede Ballett Flat Dark Natural , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Svart / Svart Aetrex Kvinnors Helen Stretch Mary Jane Cocoberry Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Svart mocka Vaneli Womens Tasya Taupe Afry , Nine West Women s Wiseplay Synthetic Knä High Boot Dark Natural Synthetic , CORRAL Kvinnors A2856 Fleur De Lis Western Boot Solbränna Bearpaw Tama II Solid svart Naturalizer Kvinnors Neina Huarache Sandal Brun , Joules Kvinnors Wellyprint Rain Boot Blackraindrop , Pleaser Women s Seduce-3000 / W High Boot Vit patent , Naughty Monkey Kvinnors In Lyne Ankle Bootie Indigo , 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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