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 NIKE Women Revolution 3 Running Shoe Mörkgrå / Vit / Svart , Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Color Hej Herbal White Black Flyknit Streak 835994 007 Grå / Volt , NIKE Kids Free Rn (Big) Svart Hot Punch 003 , Fabulicious Women s Caress 401Dm Slide Sandals Klar / Silver Multi Rhinestone , RYKA Kvinnors Hydro Sport Vatten Skor Cross-Training Sko Detox Blue / Twinkle Blue / Chrome Silver , Skechers Kvinnors Go Joy 15606 Walking Shoe Marin / Turquoise , FLY London Kvinnors Yadi718fly Platform Pump Svart Damani UGG Mäns Ascot Slipper Dammig oliv / Sahara , Drew Shoe Bayou Kvinnor Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Sandal Skinn Läder Ingen Taupe Supra Metod Skate Sko Ljusgrå / Vit Häll La Victoire Kvinnors Layne Slide Sandal Svart , Cole Haan Kvinnors Zerogrand Stitchlite Oxford Ånggrå Rockport Cobb Hill Kvinnors Paulette Flat Bark Naturalizer Kvinnors Samantha Pointed Toe Flat Svart Satin Keds Womens X Design Kärlek Fest Ace Perf Leather Rodna Vasque Women s Inhaler Ii GTX Vandring Boot Kronblå / Stenblå , Sanita Kvinnors Smart Step Professional Prism Träskor Mång , Dr Scholls Skor Kvinnors Giselle Flat Sand Patent , Rockport Cobb Hill Collection Womens Cobb Hill Rubey T-rem Vit Multi , Nine West Women Adaminia Leather Pointed Toe Flat Mörkgrön Dansko Kvinnors Meadow Ankle Boot Svart Burnished Nubuck , Aerosoles A2 Kvinnors bästa Roll Boot Svart , Sol Sana Kvinnors Clarice Mules Cognac Suede Stud Vionic med Orthaheel Serena Women s Boot Oliv , SoftWalk Women s Frontier Boot Svart Easy Street Women s Steff Ankle Boot Guld / Metallic , Ivanka Trump Kvinnors Tramory Rosa , Cole Haan Women s 2.Zerogrand Laser Wing Oxford Marinblå Suede Dolce Vita Kvinnors Kenyon Ankle Bootie Sandperforerad Nubuck 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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