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 OLUKAI Ohana Sandaler - Mäns Mustang / Mustang Rihanna X Puma Leadcat Fenty Fur Sandaler Kvinnor ECCO Kvinnors Yucatan Sandal Vitt pulver , New Balance Women s Summit Okänd Trail Running Shoe Grön / Svart Adidas Originals Kvinnors EQT Support Adv PK W Svart / Svart / Vit Nine West Women s Showrunner Metallic Sandal Ljusguld / Metallisk , Ryka Women s Nora Sandal Svart / Grå , NAOT Kvinnors Santa Barbara Sandal Buffalo Leather Ros Hommerson Mellow Women s Sandal Svart Propet Kvinnors TravelFit Slide Walking Shoe Svart Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Canvas High Top Sneaker Rosa , Gentle Souls Kvinna Forella Platform Slip Slide Sandal Black / Flower , Charles David Women s Dame Oxford Flat Svart Cole Haan Kvinnors Juliana 75 Klänningspump Maple Sugar Patent , Easy Spirit Women s Traveltime Mule Vit / Ljusblå Läder Naot Women s Kumara Flat Vitt guld , Skechers Sport Women s Empire Fashion Sneaker Vit / Silver SOREL Kvinnors Ella Lace Up Casual Sandal Naturlig , Dr. Martens Unisex 1461 Vegan 3 Eye Shoe Boot Svart , Baabuk Ull Sneaker - Kvinnors Ljusgrå / Orange , Dr Scholls Women s Friendly Ballet Flat Brons , YDN Women Stacked Low Heel Mules Slide på Closed Toe Clogs Block Casual Tofflor Shoes Rosa Sanita Kvinnors Original Textured Oil Mule Shoe multi~~POS=TRUNC , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Vagga / Kanot , Aquatalia Kvinnors Leda Grainy Calf / Shearling Motorcykel Boot Svart , Skechers BOBS från Women s Plush Fashion Slip-On Flat Naturlig linne Naturalizer Kvinnors Rae Boot Svart SOREL Women s Joan Short Gloss Rain Boot Röd Dahlia, Candy Apple , Columbia Women s Ice Maiden II Snow Boot Svart, Columbia Grå , Smörskor Dam Mia Flat Silver Metallic , 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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