elSage Blog — copyright collection

· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Stolen Art, A Story

A few months ago I discovered that one of my designs had been stolen, altered (mostly by copying elements on the original design), and labeled with the name of a business with very different values from ours. Arlington Hardware is not a business that I would agree to work with, even if asked to be hired or to partner in a licensing deal. I am really disappointed to know that a number of these pieces with their business name and my original artwork are out there in the world. This design was sold at their store at least from May until...

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