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 Ny Balans Kvinnors Boracay V3 Running Shoes Svart vit Adidas Women s Edge Lux 2 W Orchid Tint / Metallic Silver / Dark Solid Grey Sam Edelman Kvinnors Rheta Wedge Sandal Svart mocka KEEN Kvinnors Uneek O2-w Sandal Vit / Harvest Gold New Balance Women s 1080v8 Fresh Foam Running Shoes Svart vit Adidas Originals Women s Ultraboost St Crayon White / Black / Aero Green , Dreamcity Kvinnors Vattensko Athletic Sport Lätta Vinterskor 212darkgray , G.H. Brun , ASICS Kvinnors Gel-Nimbus 19 Running Shoes Kol / Vit / Flash Coral Kvinnor Nike Free TR 6 Träningsskor Wolf Grey / Smokey Blue / Mica Blue / White Skechers Women s Walk Walk 4-Attuned Sneaker Marin Cole Haan Kvinnors Anica Slide Sandal Silver / Metallic , Cole Haan Kvinnors Anica Slide Sandal Koi , Eastland Solstice MLB Women s Oxford St Louis Cardinals-röd , Aerosoles Women s Sidecar Oxford Svart läder , Drew Shoes Women s Hope Therapeutic Leather Fashion Oxfords Denim / Nubuck Drew Shoes Tuscany Kvinnor Terapeutisk Diabetisk Extra Djup Skinn Läder / Mesh Snörning Grädde / Combo Kaitlyn Pan Pointed Toe Studded Slingback Kattunge Heel Leather Pumps Röd Patent / Naken Trim / Gold Studs Dr. Martens Mäns 1925 5400 Oxford Svart , UGG Australia Women s Abree Mini Boots Grigio , OLUKAI Nohea Mesh Shoe - Mäns Mocka Toms Kvinnors Leila Mule Suede Sandal Järngrå Soft Style Women s Angel II Pump Svart patent , FRYE Kvinnors Blake Mule Nutmeg Suede Marc Jacobs Kvinnors Interlock Pointy Ballerina Pointed Toe Flat Svart vit Hunters Boots Kvinnors Original Refined Gloss Boots Dark Olive LifeStride Women s Gifted Flat Classic Navy FRYE Women s Jayden Buckle Back Zip Riding Boot Skiffer , Diba Girl Women Turn N Time Boot Ljusgrå Suede Den ursprungliga MuckBoots Adult Chore Mid Rain 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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