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
By Dansko s Women s Suede B072HR1JYV Honor Sneaker Sand Suede 0c9f3f0 Lloyd J. Jassin
-- Old Yiddish proverb
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 Teva Women s Verra Sandal Surfa Taupe Multi Chaco Kvinnors Zong X Ecotread Athletic Sandal Helix Eclipse BZee Women s Kiss Wedge Sandal Svart , KEEN Kvinnors Venice H2 Sandal Rödbete / Neutral Grå , New Balance Women s Rushv3 Running-Shoes Svart åska Skechers Sport Kvinnor Andas Easy Lovestory Mary Jane Flat Charcoal Striker Mesh / Grey Trim Easy Spirit Piers Faded Denim CLARKS Kvinnors Arla Primrose Sandal Grå Heather Fabric , New Balance Women s 696v3 Tennis-Skor Oxblood / Levande Korall , Under Armour UA Team Ultimate Speed Svart / Metallic Gold , Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Skor Klassisk Svart / Vit , Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Svart / Svart , Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Hej Röd Tommy Hilfiger Kvinnors Sia Slide Sandal Marin Carlos av Carlos Santana Kvinnors Chandler Slide Sandal Pink Blush Trotters Women s Kip Flat Sandal Sand Rockport Cobb Hill Collection Womens Cobb Hill Sharleen Pump Merlot Läder OTBT kvinnors kometsko Varm rosa , Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors Olivia Oxford Svart , KEEN Kvinnors Terradora Vattentät Vandringssko Neutral Grå / Gargoyle Rockport Kvinnors Cobb Hill Janet Wedge Pump Bat Leather Fransk Sole FS / NY Kvinnors Jigsaw Ballet Flat Tenn Klogs USA Unisex Boca Mule Papaya , Kenneth Cole New York Kvinnors Roxanne 3 Mule Indigo Camper Women s Turtle K400237 Ankel Boot Svart OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Charcoal / Dive Camo Women Hunter Original Tall Wellington Vattentäta Winter Snow Rain Boots Jägargrönt Hunters Boots Kvinnors Original Refined Gloss Boots Dark Skiffer , Caterpillar Women s Sabrina Wool Winter Boot Choklad , Naturalizer Kvinnors Jenelle WC Riding Boot Banan bröd , 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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