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Is my logo Plagiarism? [duplicate]

I've been trying to design a logo for ages and have struggled to decide on one. Eventually, I gave up trying to design one myself and turned to Wix to help design one for me, which is just my company ...
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What's the limit that defines a copy of a design? [closed]

Recently Malika Fabre post on Twitter a clear and blatant (and coarse) plagiarism of one of her magnificent posters for the British Bafta Awards (Twitter link): In a Design course, as a final work, ...
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How can I increase my chances of reverse finding an image on Google Images

Every now and then I'm grading students and catch a case of plagiarism. Often, some part of the work stands out because it's better than what the student normally does. Usually, I just take a ...
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Using a font or an image that I redrew and incorporated into my own work in a portfolio?

I am applying for a job at my college's craft center, which, if I get an interview, requires a portfolio. I have several pieces that I want to use but I'm not sure if it's okay to use them because I'm ...
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is creating a logo that contains a similar visual element to another conceptual logo a copyright infringement?

I have created a logo that uses a similar visual element to another logo.
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Can I make a logo based on a known symbol?

I want to create a logo based on norse symbols, probably something from here: but I'm not sure about licence. I want to make minor changes to the symbol and use it as a logo for an event, will it be ...
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Would this be considered as plagiarism? [duplicate]

I have recently had a logo designed for my company only to realise after rebranding my vehicle and website is shares certain similarities with another well-known logo. Could somebody with a better ...
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Can I use this? [duplicate]

Is this logo okay to put on a t-shirt and sell? If not, what can I do so I can? Thanks
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Plagiarism or subconscious? [duplicate]

BRIEF "We’ve reinvented electricity supply for the digital World making it possible for any generator to sell directly to a consumer". "By buying electricity directly from generators, you get a ...
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Between these two designs, would you consider this plagiarism?

Here is the design I suspect of plagiarism And here is the logo where I'd presume has been plagiarised I'd like to know your thoughts on this; as people whom have actual knowledge and experience in ...
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Similar Logos - stolen or not? [duplicate]

A friend asked me to develop a logo for his wife's hair salon. Originally I worked with just text, but she said she definitely wanted scissors as part of the logo, so I built in the the H + D (hair ...
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Am I being asked to plagiarise?

I have a client who has asked me to design a new logo. I had designed the current logo some 12 years ago and it's time for a brand and logo refresh. The client has asked that I use three typographical ...
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Is this plagiarizing of the Food Lion logo?

Do you think this is plagiarism and what could be done about it? The first one is the Food Lion Logo and the second one is the logo of a supermarket I went to.
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If one hires a designer who plagiarizes, who is held liable?

I plan to hire a graphic designer to design the cover and a few internal graphics for a book I wrote. Suppose the designer then finds some other artist's work, copy and pastes the graphics, and sells ...
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What should I do if I find a logo very similar to my design? [duplicate]

I designed this "LUCENTICITY" logo 2 days ago. I swear it was my idea. I chose the design after many sketches. Today I was browsing the old featured logos on LogoPond and was shocked to come across ...
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Would this use of initials in a logo be considered plagiarism..? [duplicate]

Would this be considered plagiarism? I have made the LiveBulb logo 3 days ago, I made it all from scratch. Starting at sketches and completely refined it using grids in Illustrator. Luka Balic ...
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Is it plagiarism if my logo looks similar to an existing one? [duplicate]

I'm designing a logo inspired by the MDN logo. My logo (inside the green zone) has nothing to do with the "dinosaur" logo of Mozilla. So the question is about the frame and the arrangement of the ...