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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

Fair Use in a Nutshell:
A Practical Guide to Fair Use

By %Mate_Description% Lloyd J. Jassin

“Words must be weighed not counted.”

-- Old Yiddish proverb

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

Featured Articles
Termination of Book & Music Publishing Copyright Contracts

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 New Balance Women 420v4 Pushing Running Shoe Grå , Under Armour Women s Speedform Velociti Glaciärgrå (003) / Ultrablå , Nike Womens Metcon 3 Träningsskor Persisk violett / svart-cool grå , ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Excite 4 Running Shoes Svart / Vit / Knockout Pink , Cirkus av Sam Edelman Kvinnors Sallie Sandal Guldkaramell , David Tate Wish Women s Sandal Marin Skechers Performance Women s Walk Walk 4 Pursuit Walking Shoe Diffus: Svart / Svart , Misu Women s Peep Toe Sandals Latin Salsa Blackgo Practice Ballroom Dansskor med 2,75 \ Vit Drog kvinnors sommar Tenn läder , Steve Madden Women s Daisie Dress Pump Pink / Multi Vans Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skateskor, bekvämt och hållbar i Signaturvaffel Gummisula Asfalt , Easy Spirit AP1 Sport Walking Shoe Svart , Dr Scholls Skor Kvinnors Friendly2 Ballet Flat Sadelslät , Snygga Pro XP Män Mules & Träskor, Elegant Skodon, Mode, Brun Oljad, Storlek - 42 vit låda Vince Kvinnors Vaughn Mode Boot Ceder , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Mörk Java / Rojo XYD Komfortabel Låg Hals Slip On Suede Flats Pekad Toe Ballett Loafer Klädskor För Kvinnor Svart Bandolino Women s Tad Wedge Pump Navy Fabric , Apex Regina Women s Slip On Brun Sandgrens Swedish Low Heel Wooden Clog Boots för kvinnor | Oliv Easy Street Kvinnors Marcie Mary Jane Flat Brun Aerosoles A2 Kvinnors Velviteen Mule Svart Durea Women s Fiona Sandaler Röd Muck Boot Unisex Wear Stall Yard Boot Svart / Svart Trotters Women s Sizzle Flat Rosa Ryka Women s Valerie Mule Reverb Röd / Medeltida Blå / Vit , Bed | Stu Kvinnors Manchester Knee-High Boot Svart Lux Hunter Women s Original Tall Rain Boot Blek mynt Hush Valpar Kvinnors Lola Kammare Tan Vattentät Läder / Canvas , L & Rsquo; Artiste av Spring Step Women s Jive Sandal Camel Multi 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

About The Law Firm

The Law Offices of Lloyd J. Jassin provides a full range of legal services on book publishing, entertainment, copyright, trademark, licensing, internet and corporate law matters.
Call us at 212-354-4442.
Or e-mail attorney Jassin at Jassin@copylaw.com.

 



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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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