How to enforce your rights and resolve disputes - The Creatives
Rachael Taylor shares her story of infringement of her textile designs by a large retailer. Photographer David Hoffman and Justin Fielder, owner of a gift design company, Temple Island Collection, share their experiences of going to court following separate infringement disputes.
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Before getting to the stage of enforcing your IP rights creatives can find a practical guide to protecting and valuing their ideas here.
If you are an editorial photographer, visit the EPUK website and read Simon Croft's article on tackling infringment - recommended by David Hoffman: http://www.epuk.org/Opinion/994/stolen-photographs-what-to-do
Interviewees (in order of appearance):
Rachael Taylor, www.rachaeltaylordesigns.co.uk
David Hoffman, www.hoffmanphotos.com
Justin Fielder, Temple Island Collection, www.templeisland.com
Camera: Donald Bousted
Camera Assitant: Alex Hedley
Post Production: Best Bits Media Ltd
Produced by Silvia Baumgart
Narrated by Nick Kaplony
Thanks to HowardKennedyFsi and Rachel Taylor for the locations
Commissioned by Own-it