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 Jord Origins Sophie Frostgrå , Nike Women s Free Rn Distance 2 Running Shoe Kall grå / svart-wolfgrey-stealth NIKE Women s Lunarglide 9 Running Shoes Svart / Vit / Antracit , Easy Street Women s Conca Fabric Open Toe Casual Slide Sandals Blommig , Propet Kvinnors TravelFit Slide Walking Shoe Röd svart Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors TravelFit Walking Shoe Svart / Grå , Adidas Athletics 24/7 Tr M Cross Trainer Noble Red / Noble Red / Crystal White L Artiste by Spring Step Kvinnors Style Pinkie Läder Sandal Kamel , LifeStride Women s Xandywc Riding Boot-Wide Calf Svart polyuretan Easy Street Women s Passion Dress Pump Ben , J. René Women s Lloret Pump Taupe / guld , CLARKS Kvinnors Everlay Coda Flat Svart Dr. Martens Kvinnors Henrietta Oxford Svart , SoftWalk Kvinnors Adora Flat Svart Clorts Kvinna Vandrare Vattentät Vandringssko Trail Walking Sneaker 3D022C Klogs USA Women s Naples Mule Paris-patentet LifeStride Kvinnors Parigi Ankle Bootie Lux Navy , CLARKS Kvinnors Flores Rose Ankle Bootie Grå Suede , Drew Shoe Women s Joy Brown Combo , Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot greige Cobb Hill Rockport Kvinnors Pandora Boot Sten , Barefooters Kvinnors Kilkee Slip-On Shoe Tuggummi , Klogs Klogs Klogs Aviary Patent , Lucky Brand Women s Lucky Emmie Ballett Flat Sable Velvet BeautiFeel Rima Ballett Flat Celestial Suede , UGG Kvinnors Sienna Rain Shoe Tall Ash Women s Imala Western Boot Kamel , Irländsk Setter Kvinnors Vaprtrek 1821 Knee High Boot Mossy Oak Obsession Camouflage , FRYE Kvinnors Shane Broderad Short Western Boot Whisky , Kamik Women s Momentum Snow Boot Träkol , 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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