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As a graphic designer, you are obligated to know your copyright laws. On one hand, you are developing this knowledge to protect your own rights. On the other hand, you are also learning what pitfalls you may encounter in developing works with second and third parties. If you work with another designer to produce a single work, you are joint authors. This means that the copyright is owned jointly, and either author can license the copyright without the permission of the other author.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|