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 Under Armour Women s Speedform Velociti Rhino Grå / Svart / Glaciärgrå Chaco Kvinna Zvolv 2 Athletic Sandal Nested Pine , Drew Alana Women s Sandal Grön / Rosa NIKE Unisex Flyknit Racer Running Shoe BLACK / SVART-ANTHRACITE ECCO Kvinnors Terracruise II Trail Runner Svart / Svart BareTraps Kvinnors Denni Slide Sandal Vete Amber , Adidas Women s Cloud Foam QT Racer Running Shoe Triple White NIKE Women s Air Max 1 Ultra Essentials Running Shoes Blå Dp Ryl Bl / Dp Ryl Bl-mlbrry-smm Drew Shoe Women s Tulip Comfort Svart , Easy Spirit Kvinnors Earthen First Walker Shoe Grå Gabor Womens 84570-17 Wedge Sandal Röd Samtchevreau Skechers Performance Women s Walk Walk 3 Slip-On Walking Shoe Svart vit , New Balance Women s Nergize V1 FuelCore Cross Trainer Svart , New Balance Women s Wx857v2 Casual Comfort Training Sko Vit blå , CLARKS Women s Crewso Wick Dress Pump Navy Leather , TOMS Women s Deia Boot Desert Taupe Suede / Mud Hut , TOMS Women s Deia Boot Kanel Suede / Tribal , Under Armour Women s Post Canyon Låg Vandring Boot Mulet Grå (100) / Mulet Grå Minnetonka Kvinnors Kilty Suede Moccasin Dammig brun , Vasque Women s Grand Traverse Ebenholts / Basil , Soludos Kvinnors Elephant Beaded Mule Svart JBU av Jambu Kvinnors karamell regnbåge Marinblå / Charcoal , Miz Mooz Women s Noel Fashion Boot Äggplanta , Women Round Toe Platform Pumps Stiletto High Heels Dress Skor Svart Blå av Betsey Johnson Kvinnors SB-Alesa Ankel Boot Svart , FitFlop Kvinnors Uberknit Ballerina Walking Slip-On Mazarine Blå / Vit , UGG Kvinnors Azaria Winter Boot kastanj Fergalicious Women s Rookie Wide Calf Slouch Boot Cognac Roper Kvinnors Riley Western Boot Solbränna Kamik Women s Jessie Rain Boot Svart och kolgrå , 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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