The best thing you can do for yourself and for our creative ecosystem is to continue to educate yourself on how this all works, formulating your own opinion about how best to serve your clients, peers, vendors, and self. Here you’ll find an ever-growing stack of articles, organisations, videos, podcasts, and books to help all of us learn more about usage, licensing and the mechanics of the creative industries. We welcome additions to this list, so if you’ve got one to add to the pile, please submit it below!

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Jay Z Wins Copyright Lawsuit Over Roc-A-Fella Logo
ARTICLE
The Story of the Nike Swoosh
ARTICLE
Dear Art Director: Usage
BLOG
Notes from a Rep's Journal: Copyright 101
BLOG
The Business of Illustration
BLOG
Font Bureau vs. NBC: Font Licensing
ARTICLE
Font Licensing 101: The basics of proper font usage
ARTICLE
Peleton hit with $150 Million Lawsuit for Music Infringement
ARTICLE
A Quick Guide to Value-Based Pricing
ARTICLE
Value Pricing on Businessology
AUDIO
The Great Debate: Time & Materials vs Value Pricing
VIDEO
The Guide To Pricing Commercial Photography: License Fees
ARTICLE
Percentage Fees in Architecture
ARTICLE
The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity
ARTICLE
Handsome Frank Agency Talk Illustration Pricing and Licensing
INTERVIEW
Copyright Agency Price Guide
ORGANISATION
Ben the Illustrator's 2018-19 Survey
ARTICLE
What to Charge for Art Licensing: Royalties, Advances, and Flat Fees
ARTICLE
The Illustrator's Guide: Copyright for Illustrators
ARTICLE
Graphic Arts Guild: Tools & Resources
ARCHIVE
The Business of Art Licensing
BLOG
Exclusivity Ruins Authenticity
ARTICLE
What Should Go Into An Illustration Contract?
ARTICLE
AIGA: Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services
PDF
DACS Knowledge Base
ARCHIVE
Freelance Fees Guide
ARCHIVE
AOI: Empowerment Campaign #notahobby
ORGANISATION
AOI: Business and Negotiation Series
ARCHIVE
Work for Hire Agreements in Podcasting & Beyond
ARTICLE
JWGYTB: Use it or Lose it! - An Introduction to Licensing vs. Work for Hire
AUDIO
The Association of Illustrators
ORGANISATION
Free Is Not Fair Campaign
ORGANISATION
The Illustrator's Guide to Law and Business Practice
BOOK
AOI: Writing a Licence
ARTICLE
AOI: Licensing and Pricing Illustration-Led Animation
ARTICLE
AOI: Boilerplate Clauses in Illustration Contracts
ARTICLE
AOI: Film and Media Rights
ARTICLE
Arts Law Centre of Australia
ORGANISATION
AOP: Copyright for Clients
ARTICLE
AOP: Explanation of BUR
ARTICLE
AOP: Photography Usage Calculator
TOOL
Australian Cartoonists Association: Rates
ARTICLE
Australian Copyright Council
ORGANISATION
Copyright Licence and a Tale of Two Artists
ARTICLE
Illustrators Australia
ORGANISATION
Illustrators Australia: Code of Conduct
PDF
Illustrators Australia: Commissioning Guidelines
TOOL
Producer AMA: Buyouts
INTERVIEW
IP Australia
ORGANISATION
Jelly London: Concerning IP and Animation
ARTICLE
Motion Hatch: Intellectual Property & Contracts
AUDIO
The Dark Art of Pricing
ARTICLE
How to Read a Licensing Contract as a Photographer
ARTICLE
How to Use Your Copyright: A Guide for Artists
ARTICLE
A Guide For Publishers: Learning How to Commission Illustration
PDF
National Association for the Visual Arts
ORGANISATION
NAVA: Code of Practice
TOOL
The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines
BOOK
Owning It: A Creative's Guide to Copyright, Contracts and The Law
BOOK
The Informed Illustrator: Types of Illustration Licensing
ARTICLE
UK Government: Copyright
ARTICLE
Australian Government: Copyright
ORGANISATION