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 Saucony Women s Hurricane Iso 4 Running Shoes Grå / Lila , The North Face Bridgeton Slingback Women s Tnf Black / Tnf Black Bernie Mev Kvinnors Halle Wedge Pump Panda Print FLY London Women s Yama Ankle Boot Röd NIKE Women s Air Zoom Structure 20 Running Shoe Svart / vit lava Glöd-klorblå Carlos av Carlos Santana Kvinnors Adalyn Sandal Rodna , TOMS Kvinnor Lexie Open Toe Casual Slingback Sandaler Red Suede DAWGS Womens Arch Support Z Sandaler Hjärtan, Diamanter, Spader, Klubbar , New Balance Women s WW1865v1 Walking Shoe strata Skechers Performance Women s Go Steg oförstörd Walking Shoe Svart läder , Boombah Kvinnors A-Game Metal Cleats - 6 Färgalternativ - Flera storlekar Vit , Guldduva Skor 50 nyanser av 1 \ Low Heel Dance Klädskor: Kvinnor Comfort Ballroom, Latin, tango, salsa, Swing, Practice, Theather Art by Partipartiet 1612- Tan Satin Low Profile Unisex Dance Sneakers Svart , Trotters Women s Liz Loafer Röd Trotters Women s Lucy Ballet Flat Cognac Marc Joseph New York kvinnors Cypress Hill Loafer Black Floral Napa SAS Women Free Time Ben Minnetonka Kvinnors Kilty Suede Moccasin Rosa Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Sr Indigo Fransk Sole FS / NY Kvinnors Bid2 Pump Nvy Hudson , Sanita Kvinnors Daisy-Dolce Mule Choklad , Hush Valpar Kvinnors Velma Oleena Flat Tan Leather Wolky Comfort Sneakers Ewood Svart italiensk Sven Clogs Side Weave 2 \ - , Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot greige , Naturalizer Women s \ Multi Rainbow Crackle Camper Kvinnors Oruga K200631 Flat Sandal Vit Aerosoles Kvinnors Spin Cycle Ballet Flat Vit , Alegria Women s Paloma Flat Svart Napa Durango Kvinnors Flirt Med Durango 10 \ Twilight N Lace , 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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