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 Topo Athletic MT2 Trail-Running Shoe - Mäns Brun svart , NIKE Women s Säsong TR 6 Cross Training Shoe Wolf Grey / White / Volt / Pr Pltnm Xelero Genesis Kvinnors Comfort Therapeutic Extra Depth Sneaker Skoläder / Mesh Snörning Ocean / Lila , Nike Men Air Presto Essential Svart / Grön / Neutral Grå , Nike Mäns Air Zoom Vomero 11 löparskor Svart / Vit / Foto Blå / Racer Blå , Propet Women s April Fisherman Sandal Svart Easy Street Women s Allure Huarache Sandal Vit / Metallic Print , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Svart / Vit Plaid , NIKE Kvinnors Zoom Shift Basketball Sko Svart / Chrome / Wolfgrå Rieker Women s Sina 78 Pump Taupe , 50 nyanser av silver Dansskor: Komfort Aftonklänning Bröllop Pumpar, balsal Skor för latin, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Art by 50 nyanser (2,5 \ 3 \ 1672- Silver Läder , Modemoven Kvinnors Lack Pumpar, Point Toe Klackar, Slingback Pumps, Kvällskor, Söt Stilettos 10CM Lila , CLARKS Kvinnors Brier Dolly Klänningspump Sage D Snake Merrell Kvinnors Chameleon 7 Limit Vattentät Vandrings Boot beluga TOMS Women s Classics Black Crochet Glitter , Naturalizer Kvinnors Brittany Ballet Flat Lady Blue Chaco Kvinnors Harper Slide Vandringssko Picante , J. Renee Kvinnors Edie Coral Multi / White , FRYE Kvinnors Addie Double Zip Boot Naturlig , Klogs USA Women s Springfield Closed Back Clog kastanj Easy Street Campus Women s Slip On Ljusblå DailyShoes Women s Bekämpa stilen uppåt Ankel Bootie Quilted Militär Knit Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Pocket Boots Lila Pu Aerosoles A2 Kvinnors Velviteen Mule Marin , Dr Martens Kvinnors Bianca Chelsea Boot Vit Musse & Cloud Women s Aimy Dress Sandal Silver , Bella Vita Kvinnors Liv Italien Chelsea Boot Mörkbrunt Läder Ariat Women s Zealous Western Cowboy Boot gingersnap , Sam Edelman Kvinnors Gigi Läder Sant svart läder Propet Kvinnors W0089 Pedic Walker Sandal Dammig Taupe Nubuck , Twisted X Women s Distressed Allround Barn Boot Round Toe - Wab004 Bomber , 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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