Expert tasks creatives on intellectual property rights
Creatives have been advised to protect their intellectual property, as it is key to economic development.
A lawyer and partner, Olajide Oyewole Law Firm, Sandra Oyewole maintained that the importance and role of intellectual property within the design and creative space could not be undermined.
Speaking at the 5th edition of ‘The Guide’, a two-day event with seasoned speakers on a wide range issues, such as finance and technology, tax freedom, human resource solutions, and money management, she said: “It is important to understand the laws, what the economic and exclusive rights that belong to the creatives are and how they are applicable to what the designers do, be it copyright, trademark or patent.” According to her, the laws protect the creator and consumer.
Similarly, the President, Interior Designers Association of Nigeria (IDAN), Omon Mordi underscored the importance of providing business and career development tools for creative professionals and service providers, who work in the interior design industry.
She urged participants to take advantage of the many advices, information and guidance covering a broad spectrum of business tools for personal development.
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