CEU: Whose Idea is it Anyway? The Ethics of Intellectual Property Issues for Designer Professionals
CE credit:§ IDCEC-approved for 2-hours of CE credit§ Designation: General§ Subject Code: 8. Business & Professional Practice / 16. EthicsLearning objectives:§ Identify ethics & intellectual property issues arising in social media, marketing, project development.§ Learn common intellectual property issues for designers.§ Learn guidelines for referencing projects, experience without risk of I.P. violations.§ Review the rules of ethics and professionalism.Presenter: Attorney Kristine A. Kubes is principal of Kubes Law Office, PLLC, serving design and construction professionals. Kristine helps clients strengthen their businesses. She concentrates her work on design defense/ litigation and proactive counseling during the project. Services include defending clients against professional liability and general liability claims, contracts, addressing project-management, risk-management, and payment issues, prosecuting mechanic’s liens, and entity set-up. Integrated with her construction practice, Kristine is a qualified neutral who mediates construction and design disputes during and after the project. She is a frequent lecturer on construction, design, and ethics issues. Kristine is a member of ASID and is an active ASID-MN industry partner. She serves in leadership of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and served as a public member on the MN Board of AELSLAGID from 2006-2013, during which she served two terms as Board Chair from 2009-2011.