faq

  • It is not difficult to tell when something is the exact copy of something else -the two look alike, after all! It is far more difficult when the copy is ...

  • Under our User Agreement, the Creative who submits their work to a project on crowdSPRING at all times owns the intellectual property rights to their original work. Of course, if ...

  • crowdSPRING is given limited rights to the work - similar to the rights people give to YouTube, Facebook and other services so that the work can be published on the ...

  • We evaluate each incident on its own merits. It's not uncommon for designs to look similar to other designs in the marketplace. We don't presume that every time we've found ...

  • Yes. While we are deeply saddened when we have to permanently remove someone (a Buyer or a Creative) from our community, we expect that people in our community will share ...

  • Allegations of intellectual property violations are fast-tracked and always assume the top priority for our customer service team. Here's what we do:First, assuming we don't need additional information from the ...

  • We take the protection of intellectual property very seriously - see the Standards of Conduct for Creatives and our User Agreement. Please send us a message right away with all ...

  • Just because it is generally impossible to prevent theft doesn't mean that people shouldn't make reasonable efforts to protect intellectual property. Here's what we do at crowdSPRING:• We've developed and ...

  • Yes. crowdSPRING has two written policies designed to protect intellectual property. First, crowdSPRING's Copyright Policy makes it easy for copyright owners to report alleged violations of their intellectual property rights. ...