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  • Who owns the IP – the employer or the employee?

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    Many IP rights, for example copyright and design rights, are generally owned by the author of the work. However, this position changes when a work is made by an employee during the course of employment;…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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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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    Published: 07.06.07 at 19:00

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  • Reusing design

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    Reusing existing design and making new products is environmentally friendly, resourceful and clever. What's more, it appeals as much to the eco-warrior as to the design guru. However reusing someone…
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    Published: 21.09.06 at 19:30

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  • Who owns the IP – the freelancer or the client?

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    This situation is complicated and varies with the type of IP right in question. But, in general, copyright will remain with freelancer (even if the work has been sold) as the owner of copyright…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • I work in film, video or TV – what do I need to know about IP?

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    Creators involved in the production of film, video and television material confront many complex IP-related issues, including: Copyright and Related Rights Performers' Rights Moral Rights…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • Who owns commissioned artwork? The artistic, legal and ethical implications of the commissioning process

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    History reveals that the relationship between artists, their commissioners and collectors has always been fraught; from Whistlers' famous dispute in the 19th century with Lord Eden over a commissioned…
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    Published: 28.05.09 at 13:56

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  • Copyright or design right?

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    Is my work protected by copyright or design rights? This is a question that is not always easy to answer as there is a significant overlap between the two. This FAQ attempts to explain instances…
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    Published: 28.09.11 at 11:39

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  • Legal Ramifications of Twitter

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    Recently there has been a growing awareness of the legal consequences of using Twitter, largely focused on tweets from individuals acting in a private capacity. However, these arguments are equally…
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    Published: 24.05.13 at 10:24

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