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A guide to copyright in creative work

when you write a proposal, is it copyrighted?

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Ever wondered who owns the copyright for your work when you write a proposal or a creative brief? Many creatives are unsure what the situation is with the work they do, either in a full-time or freelance positions at creative agencies.

I recently read the following article on Typesett Magazine and thought it summarised the situation quite nicely, and even explained the situation for us freelancers.

So if you’re interested, I recommend reading it (just click on the link below).

Update July 09:
Here’s another great article from justcreativedesign.com

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About Greg Dillon

Greg is the founder of strategy consultancy GD | Inspires and spends his days strategising for various design agencies and clients around the world - see more at http://gdinspires.com. He is also a prolific entrepreneur having launched Strat-Talking.com - a website aimed at giving advice and insight to new, existing and veteran freelancers as well as commenting on all things strategic as well as acquiring CreativeAgencyFreelancing.com for designers. Feel free to email him at: greg@gdinspires.com or follow on Twitter @CAFreelancing.

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