October 9-13, 2013

DxB is a week-long event in Boston celebrating the impact of design.

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HEY, Don’t Steal my Stuff! Navigating Copyright, Intellectual Property & Open Source


Ticket Types

Single Session Pass


Friday 1/2 Day Pass


Event Details


October 11, 2013


2:45pm - 3:30pm

Event Location

District Hall

75 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210


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About This Event

Understanding copyright, when to protect it, as well as when and how to release it are vital to creative’s work and careers. Sofya Polyakov will lead an expert panel in discussing roles of copyright, patents, fair use vs. infringement, transformation and derivatives work, ways to protect intellectual property, sharing work through Creative Commons, and basic contracts for design services.

Presented By

Ben Einstein

Managing Director of Bolt

Martha Buskirk

Author and Educator

Asya Calixto

IP and litigation Attorney for Prince Lobel Tye LLP

Elliot Harmon

Communications Manager for Creative Commons

Sofya Polyakov

Co-founder and CEO of The Noun Project