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 Nike Air Zoom Mariah Fk Racer Kvinnor Blekgrå / mörkgrå , BZee Women s Jive Sport Sandal Svart , ASICS kvinnors Gel-Cumulus 18 löpsko Aquarium / Flash Coral / Blue Jewel ECCO Kvinnors Yucatan Sandal Flerfärgad pastell Teva Women s W Hurricane Xlt2 Sport Sandal Svart , Columbia Montrail Kvinnors Bajada III Trail Running Shoe Ti Grå Stål, Kustblå NIKE Women s Lunarepic Low Flyknit 2 Running Shoes Vit / vit-ren platina , Merrell Kvinnors Tetrex Rapid Crest Water Shoe Svart 1 , Linea Paolo Felicia | Svart / Grå Camouflage Tryckt Suede , Adidas Adistar Boost ESM kvinna löparskor Flash Pink / Zero Metal / Clear Grey , Dr Comfort Women s Meghan Turkos Diabetic Athletic Shoes Blå , ASICS Kvinnor Weldon X Midgrå / kol / vit Supra Kvinnors / Mäns Noiz Sneaker Grå Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Skor Röd, Vit, Svart Hush Valpar Kvinnors Ekko Gwen Oxford Black Crackled Suede , Cobb Hill Rockport Kvinnors Aubrey Klänningspump Vit , Bernie Mev Womens Rigged Becca Jeans , Soft Style Women s Angel II Pump Bone Elegance , Ez-sofei Män / Pojkar Koreanska Traditionella Dräkter Hanbok Satser 3 st B-pink & blue Dansko Kvinnors Deni Mule Taupe Milled Nubuck Kenneth Cole New York Kvinna Viola Double Band Flat Sandal Is SOREL Women Out N Om Chelsea-w Cold Weather Boot zigenare , Easy Spirit Women s Eliana Mule Grön / Brun Suede , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Röd Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Ceri Ankle Bootie Svart , SOREL Kvinnors Slimpack 1964 Mid Calf Boot Collegiate Navy, Black , UGG Kvinnors Jerene Svart , SOREL Women s Joan Tall Gloss Rain Boot Grafit, Svart Koolaburra av UGG Kvinnors Sulana Short Fashion Boot Olive Night , SOREL Women s Whitney Short Lace Snow Boot Havssalt 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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