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 Ros Hommerson Kvinnors Lacey Sandaler Svart Snake Print , New Balance Women s W1540V2 Running Shoes Vit blå OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Black Shearling Suede NIKE Kvinnors Flex Adapt TR Cross Cross Skor Mörkgrå / Vit / Svart / Stealth Propet Kvinnors Travelwalker II Sko Vit Easy Street 30-8320 Women s Airy Sandal Korall , BareTraps Women s Dusk Sandal Svart Champion Women s Gusto Cross Trainer Ljusblå Mesh , New Balance Women s WX77 Cross Trainer Svart / Tie Färg Grå / Grafisk , Cole Haan Kvinnors 2.Zerogrand Stitchlite Ox Oxford Vapor Grey Knit-flash , Smartodoors Cykelskor med kolsoler eller Nylon TPU-satser för väg och MTB Röd / Svart för MTB , Smartodoors Mäns Mountain Bike Road Cykelskor Professional Racing Cyclin Silver för MTB , Qupid Women s Newbie-24 Oxford Isblå Iridescent Glitter Polyuretan J. René Women s Lloret Pump Röd / Svart / Vit , Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Marin , Crocs Women s Lina Wedge Pump Black / Plum , Mjuk stil av Hush Puppies Kvinnors Jaylene Oxford Navy Nubuck Dr Martens Womens 1461 Flower Mallow Rosa Hydro Läder , YDN Kvinnor Lace Up Suede Flat Mules Low Heel Peep Toe Tofflor Snygga Walking Shoes Mörkgrå , Sanita Kvinna Smart Step Sky Work Shoes Ljusblå Vionic Mäns Orthalheel Technology Vit / Navy Walker Grå , CLARKS Kvinnors Addiy Cora Ankle Bootie Solbränna , Lucky Brand Women s Basel Boot Svart guld CLARKS Kvinnors Malvet Maria Boot Dark Tan Leather FSJ Kvinnor Mode Faux Suede Mules Sandaler Pointy Toe Casual Slip On Skor Lågklackar Storlek 4-15 US Orange röd , UGG Kvinnors Kristin Vinter Boot kastanj , Steve Madden Women s Troopa Lace Up Boot Cognac Leather , SoftWalk Women s Napa Ballett Flat Mörkröd , Trotters Women s Blizzard III Snow Boot Black Quill , TOMS Women s Classic Linen Rope-Sole Bekvämt och lätt-anpassat Slip-On 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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