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 Xero Skor Z-Trail Lättviktig sandal - Barefoot-inspirerad Vandringsstig, Running Sport Sandaler - Kvinnors Multi-svart , Nike Men Air Presto Essential Vit / vit-svart , Adidas Women s Distancestar W Vit / Hi-res Green / Real Purple , Columbia Women s ATS Trail LF92 Outdry Vandringssko Titan Mhw, Vit , Reebok Women s Ridgerider 2.0 Trail Runner Meteor Grey / Asteroid Dust / Cloud Grey / Violet / Tenn / Silver Chaco Kvinnors Z Eddy X1 Sport Sandal Pussel Pine , Skechers Performance Women s Walk Walk 3 Slip-On Walking Shoe Navy / White , Diadora Mäns B. Original Sneaker Almond Beige Via Spiga Women s Florence Block Heel Slide Sandal Sky Patent , 50 nyanser av vit Dance Shoes Collection, Komfort kväll Klänning Bröllopspumpar, Balsalskor För latin, tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Konst med 50 nyanser (2,5 \ klackar) 2824- Ivory Satin & White Glitter, Stiletto Heel 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 , Under Armour Women s Lax Finisher Turf Vit (101) / Vit Walking Cradles Women s Joy Dress Pump Vit Cashmere , Ivanka Trump Kvinnors Boni7 Klänningspump Naturligt patent , Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Ljus Tan Tonal , Funtasma av Pleaser Mäns Jazz-02 Platform Oxford Blk , Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Svart TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Svart , Jellypop Women s Express Flat Svart Slät , DailyShoes Women s Bekämpa stilen uppåt Ankel Bootie Quilted Militär Knit Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Pocket Boots Orange Pu Dansko Women s Professional Tooled Clog Svart Trotters Women s Liz Flat Svart OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Vit JOE N JOYCE Kvinnor London Soft-Footbed Metallic SynSoft Sandaler Tofflor Smal Silver Aravon Kvinnors Farah Rödbrun Arcopedico Kvinnors L18 Svart , Bernardo Kvinnors Paige Rain Boot Rose Rubber ALDO kvinnors Oceradda Ballett Flat Vit Athena Alexander Kvinnors Ocean Ballett Flat Beige BareTraps Kvinnors Aimelia 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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