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 Propet Kvinnors W3910 Vista Walker Comfort Sko Taupe Smooth , New Balance Women s Ws574v1 svart Merrell Women s Agility Peak Flex Trail Runner Marin , Skechers Women s Walk Walk Joy-Bjud in Sneaker Svart / Grå , Skechers Women s Walk Walk Lite-15430 båtsko Röd , Böser Vinny Tan Gradient Ribbed , Easy Street Katerina Women s Sandal Svart Cirkus av Sam Edelman Kvinnors Raquel Slide Sandal Kaschmir Vionic Women Elevated Becca Wedge Lace-Up Grå , TOMS Women s Classics Aska Nine West Women s Gradskool Nubuck Oxford Flat Blå Nubuck Easy Spirit AP1 Sport Walking Shoe Vit , Jacques Levine # 4640 Womens Wedge Slipper Metallic Multi , Skechers Womens EZ Flex 2 - Fascination Lite Blue , Salewa Women s Firetail 3 Vandringssko Mystisk / Kamille , Keen Gypsum II Vattentät Boot - Kvinnors Neutral Grå / Radiance , Bella Vita Kvinnors Ronan Boot Svart Suede / Camel Naturalizer Kvinnors Brittany Ballet Flat Tenn FRYE Kvinnors Addie Double Zip Ankle Boot Dammig ros Nio västkvinnors Wanikiy läderkänga Mörkgrå Läder Naturalizer Kvinnors Marianne Blåtryck TOMS Classic Floral Broderier Striped Damskor Powder Pink Heritage Canvas , FSJ Kvinnor Fashion Pointed Toe Pumps Långa Klackar Casual Loafers Slip On Sommar Skor Storlek 4-15 US White-matt STEVEN av Steve Madden Women s Fume Mule Silver Converse Mens Chuck Taylor All Star Hi Rubber Boot Svart Evercreatures Women s Rain Boot Solid Färg Poka Dots Blå + Röd Orthofet Proven Smärtlindrande plantar Fasciit Ortopedisk Bekväm diabetiker Extra bred lägenhet Fötter Chickasaw Kvinnors sträckbara Mary Jane Skor Röd , TOMS Women s Seasonal Classics Flat Pink Icing Canvas , Mavirs Knee High Stövlar, Kvinnor Runda Toe Lår Hög över knäet Boots Stretch Suede Flat Heel Tall stövlar 4 3cm Mörkröd Skechers Kvinnors Cleo-Dots-Scalloped Collar Engineered Knit Skimmer Ballett Flat Svart , 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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