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
By Saucony Women s s Liberty Iso Löpskor Skiffer/ Blush Skiffer Blush 2847d06 Lloyd J. Jassin
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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 Saucony Kvinnors Kinvara 7 Running Shoes Rosa / lila / blå , Salomon Women s Ellipse 3 Aero W USA Trail Running Shoe Stenbrott , ASICS Kvinnors GEL-Venture 5 Running Shoes Frostgrå / Silver / Lugnande Hav , New Balance Women s WT610V4 Trail Shoe Grå / Lila , New Balance Women s 1165v1 Fresh Foam Walking Shoe Grå / vit LifeStride Women s Eden Sandal Soft Blush ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Excite 4 Running Shoes Shark / Flash Coral / Parachute Purple Champion Women s Gusto Cross Trainer Vit , ECCO Kvinnors Casual Hybrid 2 Golf Shoe Vit DC Kvinnors Trase TX Skate Sko Pistachio Green Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Skor Digi Hula , Onex Women s, Iced High Heel Sandals Svart silver Via Spiga Women s Porter Slide Sandal Benläder 50 nyanser av guld Dance Shoes Collection, Komfort kväll Klänning Bröllopspumpar, Balsalskor För latin, tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Konst med 50 nyanser (2,5 \ klackar) 5009-guld läder Cole Haan ZeroGrand Laser Wingtip Perforerad Oxford Skor Grå / Rosa , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Svart Borstat , Asolo Kvinnor Greenwood GV ML Grapeade Mishmi Takin Kameng Mid Event Waterproof Vandringsstuga Grå , Nio sju patent Läder Kvinnor Pekad Tå Stiletto Heel Pearl Decorated Handgjorda Classy Pumps Skor Svart Dr Martens Kvinnors Jadon Daze Mode Boot Multi Daze , ALDO Women s Geide Fashion Boot Svart patent , YDN Kvinnor Casual Pointed Toe Flats Slip On Block Low Heel Dorsay Pumps Skor För Körning Mörkgrön , Sheridan Mia Womens Viva Boot Grå , Comfortview Women s Wide Dandie Clog Choklad FLEXX Kvinnors Hot Tamale Ankle Boot Svart Dakar , DailyShoes Women s Militär snör åt Spänne Combat Boots Ankel High Exclusive Quilted Credit Card Pocket Bootie Guldplatta elfenben , MUK LUKS Kvinnors Stacy Fashion Boot Grå Merrell Women s Travvy Tall Vattentät Snow Boot Merrell Tan , Drew Shoes Women s Magnolia Mary Janes Navy Combo Född - Kvinnor - Karava Taupe / Lightgrey Combo , 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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