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 Mizuno Women s Wave Inspire 10 Running Shoes Vit Teva Mäns Terra Sandal Madang Olive Webbing Teva Women s Verra Sandal Bungee Cord , NIKE Women s Tempo Short Port Wine / Racer Pink / Tea Berry / Wolf Grey , Nike Kvinnor Air Presto Löpskor Svart / Vit / svart adidas Performance Women s Ultraboost X Karbon / Kristallvit / Core Black New Balance Women s 635v2 Pushing Silver L`Amour Des Pieds Dam Amadour Sandal Svart Lamba , ASICS Kvinnors GEL Fit Tempo 2 Fitness Shoe Frost / Pistachio / Turquoise , DC Youth Rebound Skate Skor Rosa / Svart , Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star High-Top Casual Sneakers i Classic Stil och färg och Durable Canvas delar Marin , Dolce Vita Kvinnors Henlee Slide Sandal Röd tyg , Walking Cradles Women s Pool Flat Sandal Metallic Multi / Black Suede Wrap BEARPAW Kvinnors Emma Tall Fashion Boot Svart TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Aska , Drew Shoe Kvinnors Peppar Criss Cross Läder, Gummi Casual Oxfords Svart , Kvinnors läder Lotus Jazz Oxford Indigo , Reebok Kvinnors Trainex 6 \ Svart Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Svart Amalfi Läder OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Svart / Svart , Easy Street Women s Origin Mule Svart Verktyg / Svart / Gore , Reef Womens Swellular Boot HI Skor Solbränna Skechers BOBS från Women s Highlights Flexpadrille Wedge Svart segel , Teva Kvinnors W Willow Chukka Boot Svart , LifeStride Women s Dig Flat Mörkgrå , Converse Mens Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber Hej Röd Joules Kvinnors Welly Print Rain Boot Svart stjärna , Birkenstock Kvinnors Gizeh Birko-Flor (Tm) Vit Birko-flor Fransk Sole FS / NY Women s Gumdrop Wedge Pump Navy Cartizze , Timberland Kvinnors Kenniston Muk Tall Winter Boot Mellan brun 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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