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Logo Design Copyright Transfer Form Template for Download

July 1, 2014

>> Download Transfer_of_Copyright_Form.zip The above link will download a ZIP archive of an: InDesign file CC7 & CS4 (without fonts), and a PDF (with embedded fonts) for the updated: Logo Design Copyright Transfer Form Template, all ready for you and your client. This template download follows on from a recent post: Freelance Logo Design Proposal and Invoice Template. I also previously wrote a...
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Questions to Ask Before Hurriedly signing That Logo Design NDA

June 16, 2014

A recent post: Attention Freelance Logo Designers: Let Us Talk The Signing of an NDA, saw me waffle on a little about NDA's, and not inadvertently falling victim to what can be some pretty crippling limitations. When you design logo and brand identities for a living, the freedom to then show, exhibit, promote and generally show-off all completed works, is a fundamental necessity to ensure ones own continued business...
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A Brief Summary on Font Licensing: Some Do’s and Dont’s

June 12, 2014

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@thelogosmith Hi Graham, Just looking into copyright for fonts/typeface used in a logo I'm working on - would you have any advice on this? — Creative Insite (@lewisstevens) June 12, 2014 When I saw that Tweet in my Twitter timeline I rattled off half-a-dozen or so replies, and realised it would probably be somewhat more practical, and useful, to summarise them in a post. Here is that post: a quick run through...
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