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 Teva Women s W Hurricane XLT Infinity Sport Sandal Paprika , Reebok Kvinnors Trilux Run PNT Sneaker Prnt - Svart / Vit NIKE Women s Shox Current Shoe Svart / Vit / Silver , Adidas Women s Edge Rc W Running Shoes Svart / Metallic Silver / Claqua , HOKA ONE ONE Women s Challenger ATR 3 Sko Midnight Navy , Vionic Mäns Orthalheel Technology Vit / Navy Walker Vit svart , New Balance Women s WW769V1 Walking Shoe Brun , New Balance Women s Nergize V1 FuelCore Cross Trainer Svart Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Dusk Grå Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Svart / tenn kontrollerbräda , DC Kvinnors Chelsea TX SE Sneakers Svart / Antracit , Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Canvas High Top Sneaker Oxheat Cole Haan Kvinnors Grand Tour Oxford Blazer Blue / Optic White , ED av Ellen Womens Langston Leather Closed Toe Ballet Flats Matte Bronze Glimmer Suede , BeautiFeel Kvinnors Varin Oxford Svart , Mephisto Kvinnors Elody Oxford Blå / Hasselnöt Natur C.fabric Cole Haan Kvinnors Zerogrand Stitchlite Oxford Blixt Cole Haan Women s GrandEvOlution Modern Monk Svart läder , Nine West Women s Raissa Fabric Slipper Navy Fabric KEEN Kvinnors Terradora Vattentät Vandringssko Bungee Cord / Malachite Sbicca Women s Mulah Mule Rodna ECCO Damas Damara Crisscross Gladiator Sandal Indigo Indigo , Sanita Kvinnors Smart Step Pro. Svart Badgley Mischka Jewel Women s Thalia Flat Sandal Guld , Lucky Brand Women s CANTINI2 Combat Boot Svart Anne Klein Womens Aricia Cap Toe Ballett Flats Svart Com Fabric , Hunter Women s Original Tall Rain Boot Jägargrönt , Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Tenn Dazzler Romika Womens Banja 16 Svart , Bogs Women s Sidney Cravat Snow Boot Dot Print / Black , 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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