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 Mizuno Women s Wave Rider 21 Running Shoes Påfågel Blå / Vit , Wolky Comfort Jewel Beige , New Balance Women s Maya Läder Sandal Svart , Salomon Women s Sense Marin W Trail Runner Deep Peacock Blue / Ceramic / Lime Punch. NIKE Mäns Air Zoom Vomero 12 Running Shoe Hot Punch / Svart / Lava Glow / Electrolime , Adidas Sport Performance Kvinnors Terrex CC Voyager Eleganta Sneakers Aero Blue / Chalk Blue / Aero Pink Nike Air Zoom Mariah Fk Racer Kvinnor Sail / Vit / Gum , TOMS Kvinnor Lexie Open Toe Casual Slingback Sandaler Rose Gold Specchio / Hemp , Drew Shoe Bayou Kvinnor Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Sandal Skinn Läder Ingen Svart / MicroDot , PUMA Kvinnors hårda Camo Cross-Trainer Shoe Puma Black / Puma White , Walking Cradles Women s Pool Flat Sandal Brun , Kate Spade New York Dam Indi Slide Sandal Turkos Neopren BEARPAW Kvinnors Emma Tall Fashion Boot Träkol , Tamaris Kvinnors EDA 28212 Oxford Flat Skal / Konjak , HUMTTO Vandringsskor Män och Kvinnor utomhus Walking Walking Stövlar 8907 Lila , KEEN Kvinnors Targhee Exp Mid Wp Brindle / Blue Coral Kvinnor The North Face Hedgehog Hike Gore Tex Vandring Vattentäta Sneakers Svart / Svart JOE N JOYCE Kvinnor Athen SynSoft Soft-Footbed Synthetic Mules Marin Kamik Women s Sharon Ankel-High Rain Boot Gul Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Taupe Suede Cecelia New York Kvinnors Gloria Mule Silver Franco Sarto Kvinnors Valera2 Flat Svart Sam Edelman Kvinnors Felicia Ballett Flat Jade Multi , Franco Sarto Kvinnors Firefly Heeled Sandal Whisky Snake Suede , Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Mocka Suede Wolky Comfort Nimes Linné , Lucky Brand Women s Fimberly Fashion Boot Kafé , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Naturlig orm , Evercreatures Kvinnors söta tryck Rain Boot Chicken Santa Claus Camo Wild Printing Off-white Print , Easy Street Kvinnors Marcie Mary Jane Flat Brun , 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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