Work type: Fashion
With UDIAR you can protect any kind of intellectual property. Copyright protection may be applicable to fashion works as well. You can protect print patterns, original sketches and designs. Designs on the surface of clothing including combinations, positionings, and arrangements of shapes, colors, lines, etc. are protectable by copyright. All works should be in a tangible medium.
If you want to get the maximum protection for your copyright, and provide a way for people to contact you about using your work, you need to deposit your creation. It allows to confirm the owner of a copyright and permits those seeking to purchase or license copyrights to find the appropriate owner. Copyright protection of fashion works is instant and is implemented by means of a legally recognized timestamp. It means that you can assign a precise date and time to an electronic document which contains your work. Depositing your work makes it easier to assert your rights and protect against plagiarism. Copyright protection of fashion works lasts for the life of the author plus seventy years after the author’s death.
With UDIAR you get the proof of authorship, can sell or acquire work rights. Every UDIAR user has an opportunity to monetize protected works in the internal marketplace by providing licenses for use and distribution. You can provide free access to your works by Creative Commons license or sign commercial license and permit the licensee to use intellectual property in return for compensation. The rightholder sets terms and conditions for acquiring a license, including price and the period of validity. You can also alienate rights – transfer all rights to your work to another person.
It is possible to acquire work rights. All works that can be purchased are presented in the market section of the site.