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 Chaco Kvinnors Z2 Classic Athletic Sandal Beaded KEEN Kvinnors Versago Vandringssko Neutral Grå / Radiance Pearl Izumi Women s EM Road M2 v2 löparskor Skugggrå / Alger Blå , Columbia Women s Chimera Lace Zinsson , Altra One V3 Women s Road Running Shoe Ljusblå / Korall , adidas Performance Women s Ultraboost X Trace Scarlet / Crayon Vit / Spår Orange , Reebok Women s Skyscape Runaround Walking Shoe Svart / Thatch , Drew Shoe Women s Tulip Comfort Vit kalv Födda Kvinnor Britton Leather Open Toe Casual Slide Sandals Svart , Skechers Work Women s D Lites Slip-Resistant Marbleton Shoe Vit Pleaser Kvinnors Asp1018 / Bpu / M Ankle Bootie Vit Drew Shoe Women s Tulip Comfort Vit , Altra Kvinnors HIIT XT Cross-Training Shoe Black / Purple New Balance Women s WW1300v1 Walking Shoe Grå Easy Spirit Women s Faisal2 Sneaker Vit Via Spiga Women s Porter Slide Sandal Svart mocka , Seychellernas Kvinna Platform Slide Sandal Natural Stripe NAOT Kvinnors Kedma Oxford Bläck Läder / Polar Sea Läder / Navy Patent Läder , Dr. Martens Kvinnors Eliza Oxford Körsbärsröd ENMAYER Kvinnors Svart Retro Mode Loafers Round Toe Slip på platt utomhus Tofflor med Furry och spänne Vinröd (sammet) Asolo Kvinnors Nucleon GV Vandringsskor Verbena / Gul W / Strumpor Naot Women s Tone Mary Jane Flat Vulkaniskt rött läder Easy Street Women s Becca Mule Grå / krokodil VANELi Kvinnors Fc-313 Beige Sprizz Crocs Women s Kadee Flat Svart / Svart LifeStride Women s Dig Flat Stenpolyuretan , Helly Hansen Kvinnors Seraphina Winter Boot Korn / kaffeböna / angora Birkenstock Unisex Boston Soft Footbed Leather Clog Mocka Suede , Walking Cradles Kvinnors Galveston Ankle Boot Sage Urban Leather , Blondo Women s Velvet Waterproof Ridning Boot Knäck , 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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