Tips for starting freelancers

As a starting creative freelancer, you have a lot of questions. Here are a couple of learnings after working for more than 15 years as a freelance designer and talking to a lot of freelancers over the years running our portfolio platform Creative Network. I shared these learnings a couple of weeks back with the students of Devine, you can use them as a guide or a refresher if you will.  Continue reading Tips for starting freelancers

The importance of correct use of trademark symbols

Intellectual Property (or simply IP) is the general name for the field of law which deals with protection for trademarks, patents and copyrights – all of which legal ‘tools’ developed for and used by companies in order to be equipped to maintain the exclusivity of their advertising properties and/or inventions and to rightfully object to competitors infringing on these rights. While all of these separate IP rights have their own corresponding symbols, I will only discuss those related to trademarks in this contribution. Continue reading The importance of correct use of trademark symbols