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 Adidas Women s Alphabounce Cr W Running Shoes Legacy / Legacy / Ash Pearl Wolky Comfort Jewel 30750 Lime Läder New Balance Women s W840V3 löparskor Liten droppe , Propet Kvinnors TravelActiv Ss Sandal Blå svart Adidas Kvinnors Anyanda Flex Y W Athletic Sandal Svart / Silver Metallisk / Shockrosa New Balance Women s W940v3 Running Shoes Silver , NIKE Men s Benassi gör det bara Athletic Sandal Svart / utmaning röd Mephisto Women s Pamela Sandal Svart , CLARKS Kvinnors Sillian Stork Fisherman Sandal Blå / Grå Syntetisk Nubuck Vans Men s Slip-on (Tm) Core Classics Klassisk Svart / Vit , Kenneth Cole REACTION Kvinnors Vikki Slip Embellished Heel Slide Sandal Tuggummi , FLY London Women s Axil078fly Equestrian Boot Black Rug / Cupido 50 nyanser av silver Dansskor: Komfort Aftonklänning Bröllop Pumpar, balsal Skor för latin, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Art by 50 nyanser (2,5 \ 3 \ 1620- Silver Läder , David Tate Dainty Women s Pump Marin , Skechers Sport Kvinnors Skech Air 2.0 City Love Fashion Sneaker Navy / Pink Easy Spirit AP1 Sport Walking Shoe Naturlig Tyg Dansko Kvinnors Cindy Flat Sandal Svart Nubuck Palladium Women s Puddle Ankle Boot Beige , XYD Casual Slip On Mule Skor Låg Heel Slide Slippers Runda Toe Dress Loafers Easy Walking For Women Grön , PUMA Kvinnors Vega SL Ballett Flat Quarry-Puma Silver , Breckells Kvinnors HEATHER-34 Faux Suede Chunky Heel Ankle Booties Tan-nytt , Dansko Kvinnors Sonja Clog Svart låda Ariat Kvinnors Chelsea Fashion Boot Choklad Sam Edelman Kvinnors Gilly Flat Sandal Sadel Komfity Heeled Rockstud Sandaler för kvinnor, Strappy Studded Gladiator Skor Slingback Stiletto Heels Wedding Stud Sandal Rosa , Sperry Top-Sider Kvinna Walker Wind Gummi Rain Boot Svart Kamik Women s Jessie Rain Boot Svart och kolgrå Vince Camuto Kvinnors Patira Mode Boot Svart bred kalv Amalfi av Rangoni Kvinnor Oslo Almond Toe Slide Flats Black-krokodil FRYE Kvinnors Melissa Button 2 Extended Calf Riding Boot Vinförlängd kalv , 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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