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 NIKE Women s Classic Cortez Läder Tillfällig Sko Svart / Svart-segel Saucony Women s Ride 10 Running Shoes Marinblå / Denim , Adidas Women s Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoes Maroon / Maroon / Trace Maroon Wolky Comfort Jewel Vit / Svart Snake Fantasy Print NIKE Women s Tempo Short Ljus Crimson / Lt Foto Blå / Wolf Grå , New Balance Women s W880gb6 Grå / blå Astral Loyak kvinnors vattensko Navy / White Sperry Womens Fathom Grå Walking Cradles Kvinnors Logan Wedge Sandal Svart Alegria Women s Anah Strap Sandal Svart Merrell Women s Sunstone Sandals sodalit , NIKE Mäns Essentialist Casual Shoe Racer Blå / Vit-lojal Blå , Ryka Women s Infinite SMW Walking Shoe Blå / Lila NIKE Mäns Zoom Stefan Janoski Skate Sko Elemental Pink / Elemental Pink , Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Canvas High Top Sneaker Rosa Mizuno Kvinnors Wave Lightning Z4 Volleybollsko Grå Pearl iZUMi Women s W X-Road Bränsle IV Cykelschoen Aqua Mint Kaitlyn Pan Pointed Toe Studded Slingback High Heel Läderpumpar Svart Matte / Nakenband / Guldpinnar TOMS Women s Deconstructed Alpargata Casual Loafer Cadet Blue Suede , Nine West Women s Garroy Läder Oxford Flat Vitt läder UGG Kvinnors Ansley Moccasin kastanj , Daniel Green Women s Glamour Slipper Tenn , Merrell Women s Siren Edge Hiker Blå , TOMS Classic Floral Broderier Striped Damskor Navy Washed Canvas Rope Sole , YDN Women s Classic Pointed Toe Snörning Ballett Flats Ankel High D Orsay Dance Shoes Grå , ALDO Kvinnors Campodoro Flat Sandal Svart läder , Haflinger Kvinnors Emma Flat Sandal Bali SOREL Kvinnors Tofino Ii COLLEGIATE NAVY , Ros Hommerson Fröken Kvinnors Casual Sko Läder Spänne Svart / mikrofiber , SoftWalk Kvinnors Salina Woven Flat Cement 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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