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 Brooks Women Ariel 16 Overpronation Stability Running Shoe Mood Indigo / Capri Breeze / Grisalle Skechers Performance Women s On-Go 400 Tropisk Flip Flop Grå Inov-8 Women s Road Claw 275 Trail Running Shoe Blå / Navy / Berry , KEEN Kvinnors Newport Hydro-W Sandal Magnet / Coral ASICS kvinnors Gel-Quantum 360 cm löpsko Aruba Blue / White / Dark Navy , Altra Women s Torin 2.5 Trail Runner Lila / Grå , Unisex Vuxna / Barn Äkta Läder Bibliska sandaler / Flip flops (Jesus - Yashua) Finger Stil - Helig Land Market Camel Trademark , PUMA Women s Fierce Rope Pleats Wn Sneaker Puma Black-Puma Black , K-Swiss Women s Hypercourt 2.0 Blåttband / Elgrönt / Brook Green Diadora Mäns Spel L Låg Vaxad Court Shoe Svart vit , Drew Shoe Women s Joy Ben Amalfi Orazio Kvinnors Slip On Marin 50 nyanser av vit Dance Shoes Collection, Komfort kväll Klänning Bröllopspumpar, Balsalskor För latin, tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Konst med 50 nyanser (2,5 \ klackar) 2825- White Glitter Satin, Stiletto Heel Marc Fisher Kvinnors Xena Sneaker Vit , Kaitlyn Pan Pointed Toe Studded Slingback Kattunge Heel Leather Pumps Röd Matte / Röd Trim / Röd Studs Easy Spirit Women s Motion Sport Lace-Up Sneaker Medium Brown Cr Prop & eacute; t Kvinnors Olivia Oxford Taupe , SOREL Womens Major Oxford Svart / Ljusgrå , Fergie Women s Inca Loafers Shoes Madera Perforerad Suede Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Royal Blue / White , Therafit Shoe Kvinnors Euro Oxford Shoe Svart KENDALL + KYLIE Kvinnors Shiloh Flat Sandal Svart Matte Kvinnor The North Face Hedgehog Hike Gore Tex Vandring Vattentäta Sneakers Mörk Grå Grå / Melon Röd , Rockport Kvinnors Cobb Hill Janet Wedge Pump Sten , Sanita Women s Original Pro. Blå , LifeStride Women s Dig Flat Svart , SoftWalk Kvinnors Rocklin Chelsea Boot Svart / Leopard , Ariat Women s Livlig Western Cowboy Boot, Old West Brown, 5,5 B USA Old West Brown , Ariat Kvinnors Quickdraw Work Boot, Tack Room Choklad, 6,5 B US Sandstorm / Distressed White Arcopedico New Sec Beige , 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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