Cynthia Hollandsworth

Primer on typeface protection

Copyright, Patent and Trademark - which is the best for the protection of your new typeface design? This talk covers the three areas and explains how each type of legal protection can be used by even an independent typeface designer to the best advantage. Learn how you can protect yourself, and where you are vulnerable, in most countries in the world.

Cynthia Hollandsworth works for Simon & Schuster, the publishing division of Viacom and is a Board member of ATypI. She was formerly the manager of type design and development for Agfa, and is the designer of several original typefaces, including Hiroshige and ITC Tiepolo. She was the founder of the Typeface Design Coalition and an active participant in the ATypI Anti-Piracy Initiative in the 1990's.