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Designer makers: Going into manufacture and preparing for the deal

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2005
Time: 6pm - 8:30pm

Location:
Mazorca Projects
Shoreditch Stables
Ground Floor Rear
138 Kingsland Road
London E2 8DY

Nearest tube: Old Street

Booking:
34 of 50 places available
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Jointly hosted by Hidden Art and Own It, these two events (on the same night) will provide designers with advice on approaching manufacturers and then how to protect designs and business before the negotiation process begins.

Please note, you can attend either or both events. If you wish to attend both events, please ensure you register with each organisation.


Hidden Art Design Brokerage 6-7pm (To book this event email victoria@mazorcaprojects.com)

The Hidden Art Design Brokerage service aims to initiate new collaborations between designer-makers and clients, including manufacturers, home owners and companies intending to hire design services.

This event will provide designers with advice on approaching manufacturers and will provide the opportunity to hear directly from designer-makers who have participated in the service.

The main speaker will be Jodie Eastwood who is Product Marketing Manager at Mazorca Projects and is now managing the Design Brokerage Service.

To book, contact victoria@mazorcaprojects.com


Own-It 7-8pm (To book this event use the 'book now' link above)

If you're an industrial, furniture or product designer, you might be worried that talking to manufacturers, buyers and clients may result in you giving away your valuable ideas for free. This practical workshop will explain how to protect your work, covering key issues such as confidentiality agreements, licensing, assigning, royalties, ownership and exclusivity. It will also give a clear guide to contracts between maker and client/manufacturer. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Our expert speaker for this event is Margaret Briffa of IP law firm Briffa (http://www.briffa.com) Margaret and her firm have been involved in many key design law cases, and she is co-author of 'Design Law', Published by the Law Society in 2004.

To book this event use the 'book now' link above.

 

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