Drafting Concepts - copyright misconceptions


COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS

Common Misconceptions about Copyright:

WRONG

The law states that you are not infringing copyright if you do not know the work is subject to copyright.

WRONG

The client has paid for the work & therefore owns the copyright.

Unless copyright is assigned, the client is only licensed to deal with the work in a particular way.

WRONG

The client has infringed copyright by using the work without paying the fee.

Unless payment is a condition of the copyright licence.

WRONG

I have not infringed copyright because I have not changed more than 10% of the drawing.

You must not copy any element of the drawing. (more…)

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