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Description: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 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 ownersseeking 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 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. Ask a Lawyer Series 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 in mind that both identical and confusingly similar marks for related goods and service may be entitled to trademark protection, and thata trademark owner need not register their mark federally to enjoy trademarkprotection.
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