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 Orthofet Proven Smärtlindrande plantar Fasciit Ortopedisk Bekväm diabetiker Extra bred lägenhet Fötter Neapel Kvinnor Sandal Grå KEEN Kvinnors Venice II H2-W Sandal Paloma / Pastell Turkos , Vionic Womens Cypress Trail Walker Svart , New Balance Women s WT910V2 Trail Running Shoe Grå / rosa , Salomon Women s Pathfinder CSWP Mid W Walking Shoe Indien Bläck / Navy Blazer / äggskal , Propet Women s Ghillie Walker Sandal Blå , VANELi Kvinnor Jaicee Svart Suede / Svart Elastisk , New Balance Women s WW813 Walking Shoe Vit , Drew Shoe Women s Athena Grädde / Combo DC Kvinnors Chelsea TX SE Sneakers Svart / Svart / Vit , Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Canvas High Top Sneaker Marin Ariat Women s Terrain Work Boot, Valnöt / Serape, 5,5 B US Cordovan , Vasque Women & Fnof; _Ts Mesa Trek UltraDry Vattentäta Mid Hiking Boots Ebenholts / Baltic TOMS Mäns Classic Canvas Slip-On Stålgrå tvättad denim SoftWalk Women s High Point Mary Jane Flat Vit JOE N JOYCE Paris SynSoft Soft-Footbed Sandaler Rose White Birkenstock Arran Sneaker Suede Taupe , G.H. Kamel Calvin Klein Kvinnors Gredel Ballett Flat Mjukt vit , Badgley Mischka Kvinnors Taft Flat Marin , SOREL Kvinnors Lea Wedge Booties Redwood / Black , Teva Kvinnors W Willow Chukka Boot Wild Dove Therafit Shoe Kvinnors Sienna Side Zip Sport Casual Walking Shoe Svart LifeStride Women s Dari Flat Mörkröd Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot Svart Athena Alexander Kvinnors Tallye Ballett Flat Svart leopard , Naturalizer Women s Dev Riding Boot Grå , FRYE Kvinnors Veronica 2 Slouch Boot Mörkbrun , Walking Cradles Kvinnors Anikka Espadrille Wedge Sandal Svart Nubuck Wanderlust Steffi Wide Shft Kvinnors 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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