Draft Episode 07: Copyright, Patents & Design

Draft Episode 07

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We discuss how copyright, patents and staking a claim on certain types of design elements compares to inspiration and influence you get form other’s work. Like how Steve Jobs gladly stated “good artists borrow but great artists steal” and then years later proudly says “boy have we patented it” when referring to the iOS interface. What a conundrum…

About the Show

This is Draft, a show about the craft of designing for the web. Your hosts are Giovanni DiFeterici (@giodif) and Gene Crawford (@genecrawford) both from this little old website right here: UnmatchedStyle.

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Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of unmatchedstyle.com, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.