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  • A-Z Pro Bono Legal Advice

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    Pro bono services are professional services, which are provided ‘for the public good' and voluntarily. Pro bono legal services are in general delivered by qualified solicitors or law students…
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    Published: 04.07.16 at 16:12

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  • After your degree or trade show – converting contacts into sales III

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    You have generated some interest during your degree or trade show and collected business cards and contact details from interested parties. What do you do next? David Crump, Head of Business Incubation…
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    Published: 22.06.16 at 17:09

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  • Preparing for your degree or trade show II – products, fashion and accessories

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    Before you show your new designs to the world there are certain safeguards you should have in place to prevent others from simply taking your designs and making money without your permission…
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    Published: 12.05.16 at 08:45

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  • Preparing for your degree show or exhibition I – art and visual communication

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    Preparing for an exhibition is exciting and hard work. This webinar gives you a quick overview of what you should be thinking of to ensure it will be a success.Nick Kaplony from Artquest will talk…
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    Published: 11.05.16 at 15:19

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  • How to develop a fashion brand using your intellectual property

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    Have you ever wondered how you can develop your fashion business from a small label to an international brand? It's not rocket science but you must be able to create and then protect and exploit…
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    Published: 11.05.16 at 15:04

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  • Freelancing and Intellectual Property

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    What employment and IP rights do you have as a freelancer? What clauses should you include in a contract with a commissioner to ensure you are paid? How can you ensure you can showcase work you…
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    Published: 31.03.16 at 12:37

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  • Taking Inspiration: Tribute or Theft? - a debate

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    Innovation in art and design is not possible without referencing other people's work. Mixing, sampling and re-contextualising are common art practices. Tim Sokolow, Joint Head of Academic Support…
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    Published: 29.02.16 at 13:37

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  • Trade Mark Troubles – and how to deal with them

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    Many people start trading under a name without much thought about names used by other companies, who may offer identical or similar products or services. They may also try to register a trade mark…
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    Published: 25.01.16 at 14:43

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