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When contracts are involved, it's not uncommon for designers to add clauses that explain they will only hold on to source files for a period of X months. This gives them the convenience of easily making modifications and adjustments on the short term while making clear that they are not committed to keeping your files indefinitely. Since there is no ...


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Realize a designer is a business. They live and die by the files they create. These files are a commodity and the lifeblood of survival. If you provided the logo files to the stationery designer and they were 100% usable in their provided form and did not require any alteration, then I'd be of a mind to just send you the files if I still had them. If this ...


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This question only depends on what you think your work is worth and is different for every person you ask. Personally if the client was a good client and paid you a fair fee and all they want to do is print it for personal usage in the office I would allow them one print for free and disclose that in a written format and send them a PDF to be e-signed. If ...


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If your company sent him the digital logo file, then your company should have a copy of the digital logo file. If you're asking for someone else to take the time to said you said file since your company failed to retain it, asking for payment for said time/effort seems business-as-usual and nothing out of the ordinary. Based on your clarifying comment: ...


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I am an office manager for a security company. When I was first hired on, my boss had a friend of a friend that he used to do the business cards and letterhead. They designed it, but used a logo that we already had! There was no contract and no file formats were discussed. Well, now we need more work done and do NOT want to use this previous ...


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(This is a verbatim copy of the answer I just gave here. Not trying to be lazy, I just felt it fit this question just as well.) A fair fee is one you're willing to accept and one they're willing to give you. But there can be other variables involved. The big one is whether or not this is an exclusive license. If they are asking to do this but don't want ...


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A fair fee is one you're willing to accept and one they're willing to give you. But there can be other variables involved. The big one is whether or not this is an exclusive license. If they are asking to do this but don't want anyone else to be able to do it, then you need to charge much more as it's prohibiting you from selling a license to others. On ...



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