The debate did not just cover defensive strategies

Your editorial on Value your Work (Comment, DW 12 May), which I programmed and chaired, claimed that it addressed well-trodden arguments.

Your editorial on Value your Work (Comment, DW 12 May), which I programmed and chaired, claimed that it addressed well-trodden arguments.

Clearly the sell-out audience of 70 people, who engaged in a lively debate, thought otherwise.

Most discussion in the UK about design and intellectual property has focused on registering and protecting rights, preventing copying, and avoiding ideas being filched in the pitching process.

Value your Work went beyond defensive debates. Case studies were presented by designers who had found ‘genuinely new ways to run a creative business’, by exploiting their IP rights and working with clients in new ways.

Nico Macdonald, Principal

Spy, London EC2Y

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