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Plagiarism, Patchwriting and the Race and Gender Hierarchy of Online Idea Theft

Several months ago I published a 2-part guide to the academic job market right here on my blog (for free!!!!!!!!!!), as a way to help other academics explain this bizarre, yearly ritual to family and friends. 476 more words

The Internets

Multiple Discovery, Idea Theft, or Tweaking?

Having an original idea is everything in architecture. Its history is one of innovations and breakthroughs; of new ideas, materials, and applications. Originality is what distinguishes architecture from ordinary building construction, where the  441 more words


Copyright Infringement and Screenplays

Copyright Infringement and Screenplays – Lena Baisden-Tankut, 01-18-2014




Lena Baisden-Tankut

WR570: Intellectual Property and Copyright… 5,912 more words

Copyright Infringement

The Skinny on "Idea Theft"

Today I was perusing my usual websites and came across a question regarding the safety of children’s book author’s manuscript “ideas”. The writer was worried that when submitting to publishers, his idea for the story might be stolen, revised/improved upon, and published without giving him the proper recognition (if any) and compensation due. 607 more words

Children's Book Publishing

Call for an RFP or an idea theft in disguise?

The moment we get a slightest hint of RFP being posted from a prospective client, we immediately jump into action and start planning for a comprehensive pitch presentation. 337 more words

Public Relations

Pulverate the Plagiarists

I thought I’d do an old friend the courtesy of reading his first published novel – I haven’t talked to him for years but used to know him well from a writers’ group fifteen years ago.  352 more words

On Writing

A Primer on “Idea Theft” Claims in Film and Television

by Azita Mirzaian

Allegations of “idea theft” are fairly common in the creative world.  Perhaps one of the most common “idea theft” scenarios is the situation in which a creator pitches an idea for a film or television show to a potential producer, collaborator, or investor, and later learns that this person took the idea and ran with it, cutting the creator out of the equation entirely.  987 more words