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Disney, Books and the Copyright Claims Board

Plagiarism Today

The Copyright Claims Board has issued a final judgement in its longest-running case, favoring Disney over a smaller book publisher. The post Disney, Books and the Copyright Claims Board appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Why We Should Add Credit Pages to Books

Plagiarism Today

Maris Kreizman at Literary Hub has a simple idea: Add credit pages to books. The post Why We Should Add Credit Pages to Books appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Here's why it's an idea whose time has come.

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Can a book title be a registered trademark?

Erik K Pelton

The quick and short answer to “How can I protect a book title?” A book title cannot technically be protected under trademark law, unless it is the title for a series of multiple books. For more, visit How to Protect a Book Title The post Can a book title be a registered trademark? is that you can’t.

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Book Disclaimers: Tips for the Indie Author

Creative Law Center

Using Book Disclaimers to Protect Your Work and YourselfReal life inspires stories. Sometimes what they see is not pretty, or […] The post Book Disclaimers: Tips for the Indie Author appeared first on Creative Law Center. It can't be helped. When a story has intimacy with reality, readers will see themselves in it.

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Books, e-Books, Authors, Publishers and Libraries: A Complex Relationship?

Hugh Stephens Blog

On January 1, 2022, a new law entered into force in the state of Maryland requiring that authors and publishers holding the rights to an e-book title must offer unlimited copies of that title to public libraries in the state at an undetermined “reasonable price” if and when the title is offered to individual consumers.

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$1 Million Book Project Cancelled Due to Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

Santa Clara County has cancelled a plagiarism-filled book project and says that it spent over $1 million on the now-cancelled book. The post $1 Million Book Project Cancelled Due to Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Crypto Group Buys Dune Book, Confuses it for Buying the Rights

Plagiarism Today

million ($3 million) acquiring a physical copy of the book Jodorowsky’s Dune. The book, which details the effort by Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky to make a Dune film in the 1970s, is indeed a rare and valuable book. Make the book public (to the extent permitted by law) 2. Last year, the group spent €2.66

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