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 Spira Kvinnors XLT Camo Limited Edition Löpare Choklad / Orange / Vit , Jord Origins Sophie Scharlakansrött Merrell Women s Damshandske 3 Trail Runner Blå Sport Trotters Kvinnors Tonya Sandal Sand Skechers Performance Women s Go Flex Slip-On Walking Shoe Black / White / Multi Skechers Performance Women s Step-Seashore Boating Shoe Navy Cabana Diadora Unisex I.C. Bränd Ocher TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Svart / Vit Plaid , Nike Women s AeroSwift 2 \ Svart / Grå Via Spiga Kvinnors Heather Slide Sandal Svart läder , Walking Cradles Women s Pool Flat Sandal Vit Franco Sarto Kvinnors Christine Knee High Boot Brun , LifeStride Women s Parigi Pump Svart Glänsande , Mark Nason Los Angeles Kvinnors Debbie Sneaker Rosa TOMS Kvinnors Cabrillo Casual Sko Smidd Iron Grå Nubuck / Etnisk Tribal , Rockport Kvinnors Ayva Oxford Silver Under Armour Women s Horizon RTT Raisin Red (916) / Black Currant Wolverine 1883 av kvinnors Alice Slip-On Shoe Brun Vans Unisex Half Cab (14oz Canvas) Skate Sko Brun , Jambu Women s Spain Flat Denim Drew Shoe Women s Paradise II Velco Slip-on Taupe kalv Splendid Women s Roca Ballett Flat Svart , Laredo Mäns Long Haul Boot Svart Klogs USA Unisex Boca Mule Emalj Blå , CLARKS Kvinnors Chorus Jingle Ankle Bootie Svart mocka Duckfeet Himmerland Sko Kakao , Jessica Simpson Kvinnors Korissa Boot Svart Itasca Women s Rainy Lake Tall Vattentät Rain Boot Ostron Sockerkvinnors vatten Sporty Snörning Vattentät Snöskot Svart röd Old West Women s Distressed Leather Cowgirl Boot Snip Toe - Lf1534 Mörkbrun 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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