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  • I did that! Questions of authorship in art and design

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    Graphic design, illustration and moving images are sectors of an inherently 'commission' based industry, which opens up a range of sometimes complex as well as unique issues of intellectual property…
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  • How can I protect my IP?

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    There are various ways to protect your IP, but you should first identify what IP it is that you own by identifying all your creative 'assets'. Everything from your logo and domain name, to your…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • I run a website – what do I need to know about IP?

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    The laws of copyright apply equally to works on the internet as they do in the offline environment. As a result, it is an infringement of copyright to place a book, graphics or song on the internet…
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  • What is confidential information?

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    In order for information to be protected as confidential two conditions must be fulfilled: (a) The information must have the necessary 'quality of confidence'. It must not be information, which…
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  • What steps should I take to protect IP rights that I can’t register?

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    First, You should make sure you have evidence (a paper trail) to prove you are the creator/IP owner of any IP. This includes preparatory documents, drawings, sketch books etc showing the creation…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 13:02

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  • Own-it Copyright Factsheet

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    A movie, a song, a desk, a dress... copyright, which protects many types of creative work, is at the heart of legal protection for all these things. This guide sets out the basics of the copyright…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Patent Factsheet

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    Windsurfers, corkscrews and lighting systems can all benefit from patent protection. This factsheet will help you find out whether your product or process could benefit too. Photo credit: Joan…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Confidentiality Factsheet

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    Confidentiality and the law of confidence is concerned with secrets of all kinds. Good business practice involves being aware of information you've produced that should be treated as confidential…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Creative Commons Factsheet

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    If you're using the internet to showcase and distribute your work, or if you like the idea of collaborating online, then you might be interested in a 'Creative Commons' licence for your copyright…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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