Copyright Protection is a Team Sport

  Written by John Chester Newsflash, I lost the election (see blog ©hester for President). The “campaign,” such as it was, focused solely on Copyright Protection, a topic that actually …


Persisten©e Pays Off

I’m guessing that very few industries or companies are immune from having their intellectual property ripped off by Chinese firms. This includes trademarks, patents, and (yes, my favorite subject) copyrights. …

Finally…A Happy Copyright Report

So having just returned from Guangzhou, it is with a certain amount of satisfaction that I can report that the number of exhibitors stealing Wild Apple artwork this time was 13 (a few more had art from other publishers but no Wild Apple).

Report on Yiwu, China Show, Sept 2013

Report on Yiwu, China Show

A few art publishers attended the China Art & Frame Expo (Cafexpo) in Yiwu, China last week (Lonnie Lemco of World Art Group, Monique Van den Hurk of May, and myself). Having been there about 8 years ago, I was expecting a ton of copyright problems. So I’m happy to report that it was not nearly as bad as expected