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 Lunartempo 2 Running Shoes Blå Under Armour Women s HOVR Sonic NC Grafit (105) / Metallisk Silver Vasque Men & Fnof; _Ts Constant Speed II Trail Running Shoes Klänning Blues / Neutral Gray , Nike Roshe One Hyp Br Damskor Total Crimson / Pink Blast Under Armour Men s Speedform Intake Svart / Lila Rave / Penta Rosa Vasque Men & Fnof; _Ts Constant Speed II Trail Running Shoes Orange / Ebony , Salomon Women s Speedcross 4 W Trail Runner Stenbrott , NIKE Women s Lunarglide 9 Running Shoes Vit Propet Kvinnors Travellite MJ Walking Shoe Snäcka Royou Yiuoer Kvinnors Läder Studded Sandaler T-Band Läder Sandaler Naken CLARKS Kvinnors Janey Mae Oxford Svart Nubuck PUMA Women s Fierce Velvet Rope Wn Sneaker Puma Black-Icelandic Blue Ryka Women s Dash 2 Walking Shoe Grå / Silver / Lime Skechers Kvinnors Gå Walk Revolution Ultra Sneaker Svart / Hot Pink DC Women s Midway W Skate Sko Ljusblå Eastland Kvinnors Faye Slide Sandal Solbränna Calvin Klein kvinnors Dalana Slide Sandal Svart Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Aurora Mule Rosa TOMS Women s Deia Boot Kanel Suede / Tribal , FootThrills Women s Midtown Slip-on Skor Svart Arbeta underverk av Dansko Womens Clover Svart läder , Easy Spirit Women s Eliana Mule Brun , Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Carlin Boot bisque , Easy Street Women s Zone Flat Sandal Marin Toms Kvinnors Avery Syntetisk Suede Bootie Oxblood Microfiber , Kelsi Dagger Brooklyn Kvinnors Kenmare Ankel Boot Platina Ariat Kvinnors Round Up Patriot Boot, Distressed Brown, 9 C US Distressed Brown , Se av Chlo & eacute; Crosta Star / Ebano , Miz Mooz Kvinnors Luna Ankel Boot Grön Bogs Women s Crandall Tall Snow Boot Mörkgrön / Multi , 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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