This Guide is intended to serve as a primer for the designer, the inventor and the entrepreneur on the protection of new ideas and the products that arise from such ideas. Like all publications of this kind, the Guide is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a lawyer on the complexities of intellectual property law.
It was reported in the Singapore press that several pieces of art work had been missing after the building owners renovated their premises. Some, if not all, might have been destroyed in the course of renovation. Is there anything that the artists can do to prevent this or at least salvage their art work for display elsewhere?
The requirement for releases is an area of law that is controversial and unsettling among the legal and photography professionals. The difficulty is that it is not always easy to draw the fine line between what is newsworthy and what is not.
Often young unestablished artists are unable to secure deals or representation with established galleries. So they have to turn to non-gallery-owning dealers for agency deals. The likely problem areas when negotiating an appropriate contract in such situations are examined in this article.
This article focuses on legal issues arising in licensing agreements between service providers that aggregate information from various sources (both from the Internet and otherwise) and create products based on the results of such aggregation for commercial distribution to clients.
An intriguing article about using law as an integral element in artworks.
An introduction to contract law for artists. An example used in this article is whether a work sold is a unique artwork, or one of a limited/unlimited series or edition.
Unlike information relating to governmental matters which are expressly protected from unauthorised disclosure under the Official Secrets Act, information pertaining to individuals receives no such blanket legislative protection in Singapore. This articles explores this area of law.
There is nothing that prevents a distinctive series of movements that is capable of graphic representation from being registered as a trade mark. However certain requirements of trade mark may be difficult to satisfy.
Introduction In law, particularly in common law jurisdictions, intellectual property is a form of legal entitlement which allows its holder to control the use of certain intangible ideas and expressions.…