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 Men Air Zoom Pegasus 33 Wolfgrå / vitkall grå-svart Chaco Kvinnors ZX2 Classic Athletic Sandal Barer Orchid Under Armour Women s Charged Rebel Mulet Grå (941) / Vit , KEEN Kvinnors Newport H2 Sandal Raya Black OluKai Kulapa Kai Vit svart , Teva Women s W Sirra Sport Sandal Svart Drew Alana Women s Sandal Tenn-brons , Adidas Women s Questar Ride Running Shoes Kol / Svart / Grå , Ny Balance Kvinnors Friska Skum Arishi V1 Running Shoes Deep Porslin Blå / Molnigt Brooks Women s Glycerin 14 Antracit / Azalea / Silver Easy Street Women s Dreamer Heeled Sandal Solbränna , ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Excite 4 Running Shoes Aruba Blue / Silver / Aquarium Mizuno Women s Wave Enigma 6 Running Shoes Bländande Blue-fiery Coral-silver NIKE Men s in-Season 7 Cross Trainer Mörkgrå / Barely Volt - Aurora Green , Bella Vita IMO-Italien Kvinnors Sandal Whisky Leather Sjuksköterskan Mates Womens Kris Grå Callaway Women s Halo Golf Shoe Svart Aerosoles Kvinnors Super Cool Slide Sandal Vit , Ariat Kvinnors Chute Out Work Boot, Choklad Hippo Print, 10 B US Antik Tan Croc Print Vibram Kvinnors CVT-Hemp Sneaker Svart , Guldduva Skor 50 nyanser av 1 \ Low Heel Dance Klädskor: Kvinnor Comfort Ballroom, Latin, tango, salsa, Swing, Practice, Theather Art by Partipartiet 8881- Red Sparkle (Custom Order, 4-6 veckor Process Time) Dr. Martens Industrial Mila ST Kvinnors Oxford Svart Sam Edelman Kvinnors Patti Dress Sandal Grå Kid Suede Läder , Easy Spirit Women s Motion Lace up Oxford Naturlig Vasque Women s Talus Trek UltraDry Vandring Boot Skiffer Brun / Balsam Grön , Merrell Kvinnors Chameleon 7 Limit Vandrings Boot brindle , BCBG Generation Kvinnors Allison Velvet Fashion Boot Aubergine , JOE N JOYCE Yana Läder Oljerade Sandaler Smal Natur Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot Oliv Laredo Mens Durant Square Toe Rust Boots Rost / Koppar 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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