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 KEEN Kvinnors Bali Sandaler Magnet / Neutral Grå , NIKE Män Flex 2017 RN Svart / Vit / Deep Royal Blue , Brooks Women s PureGrit 5 Påfågel Blå / Virtuell Rosa / Patriot Blå , NIKE Zoom All Out Low Mäns Running Sneaker Svart / Metallic Silver / Concord , HOKA ONE ONE Women s Speed Instinct Shoe Neon Coral / Plum , Skechers Sport Kvinnors Skech Air Run High Fashion Sneaker Svart Strikk / Hot Pink Sesto Meucci Women Evonne Flat Bluette Nubuck , Supra Vaider LC Sneaker Khaki / Gum Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Skor Klänning Blues / Material Mix , Skechers Women s Go Golf Elite Ace Jacquard Golfsko Charcoal / Blå Seychellerna Kvinnors fritidslid Sandal Silver , Mephisto Dam Lady Smoking Oxford Rosa Nubuck / Naken Magi Onitsuka Tiger Men s Mexico 66 Fashion Sneaker Svart / Svart Alegria Women s Essence Sneaker Floral Notes , Walking Cradles Women s Joy Dress Pump Marin , TOMS Women s Deia Boot Kanel Suede / Tribal Sam Edelman Kvinnors Petty Rain Boot Svart Matte , KEEN Women s Hoodoo III Lace up-w Snow Boot Kokos / Plaza Taupe DailyShoes Women s Bekämpa stilen uppåt Ankel Bootie Quilted Militär Knit Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Pocket Boots Zebra Pu , Dr Comfort Women s Betty Black Stretchable Diabetic Casual Shoes - , Josef Seibel Kvinnors Katalonien 44 Mule Beige Sol Sana Kvinnors Judy Mule Svart mocka , Easy Street Women s Bad Ankle Bootie Brun Burnished Aravon Women s Sonia Sandal Brons Multi Crocs Women s Brynn Flat Stuck / Black Hunters Boots Kvinnors Original Refined Gloss Boots Dark Olive , Women Hunter Original Tall Wellington Vattentäta Winter Snow Rain Boots Jägargrönt , Blowfish Kvinnors Balla Wedge Sandal Slide: Brown Rancher Canvas UGG Kvinnors Irina Winter Boot Gråviolett Roper Kvinnors Alisa Work Boot Svart , 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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