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 ASICS Metrolyte II Shoe Damvandring Svart / Silver / Vit , Chaco Kvinnors Zx2 Classic Athletic Sandal Blink Blå Adidas Women s Swift Run W Spårlast / Spårrosa / Kristallvitt Salomon Women s X-Mission 3 W-w Magnet / Svart / Rosa Violett , Columbia Women Caprizee Läder Atletisk Sandal Stone / Oxford Tan New Balance Women s WT610V5 Trail Running Shoes Silver , New Balance Women s WT810 Trail Running Shoe Brun / Lila: B Bredd Marc Fisher Kvinnor Lorda2 Stud Wedge Sandal Vitt läder , New Balance Women s FuelCore Nergize V1 bränsle kors Cross Trainer Marin KEEN barns Seacamp Ii CNX vattensko Mycket Berry / Lilac Chiffon , Skechers Performance Women s Step-Seashore Boating Shoe Svartvit Marina Skechers Kvinnors Go Joy 15606 Walking Shoe Rosa Propet Kvinnors TravelFit Slide Walking Shoe Silver / Black Pedorer Dam Klassiska Neopren Walking Skor Svart , Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics (Mono Canvas) Asfalt , FitFlop Women s Flare Strobe Slide Sandal Midnight Navy , Ivanka Trump Women s Earin Slide Sandal Blå / Multi BCBGeneration Women s Roxanna Knee High Boot Svart Suede Stretch Sanuk Kvinnors Vee K Shawn Chukka Boot Naturlig Trotters Women s Dea Slingback Pump Multi Quilted , Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Ben Rockport Kvinnors Truflex W Lace To Toe Sneaker Mörksten FitFlop Kvinnors Uberknit Ballerina Walking Slip-On Mazarine Blå / Vit , Flexus Womens Pride Clog Beige , Stuart Weitzman Women s Rugged Ankle Boot Svart , Merrell Kvinnors Murren Rem Waterproof-W Snow Boot , Muck Boot Unisex Muckmaster Hi Wellington Boots Svart Cougar Women s Stoked Vattentät Bootie Körsbär Timberland Women s 6-tums Premium Vattentäta stövlar, Hållbart läder Uppers med vadderade Krage för tillagd Bekvämlighet Mörk Beige / Solbränna FRYE Kvinnors \ , 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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