Thursday, May 29, 2008
Konomark t-shirt giveaway!!
In what I believe to be another PrawfsBlawg first from yours truly, I am proud to announce a t-shirt giveaway!
I am sending a high-quality all-cotton t-shirt with the attractive konomark logo to the first 25 law professors who konomark any of their teaching materials or website content. (Rendering at left.) And yes, adjuncts are, of course, happily included.
The konomark symbol on your website, or on certain content within your website, invites visitors to ask you if they can use your copyrighted content without compensation. By konomarking PowerPoint presentations, mindmaps, handouts, or other materials, you’re saying, “Hey, I'm easygoing about sharing. So go ahead and ask me.”
Unlike Creative Commons licenses or the GNU Free Documentation License, konomark does not involve any surrender of intellectual-property rights. It’s just a way of signaling friendliness when it comes to your copyrighted stuff.
This giveaway expires in two months, when I will probably take any leftovers to iSummit in Sapporo. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to claim your prize. Specify your desired size. Act early for the best selection. Allow several weeks for delivery. Void where prohibited.
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I hope you remembered to file a patent application for your novel method of "signaling friendliness when it comes to your copyrighted stuff." If not, your one-year statutory bar is ticking away ... ;)
Posted by: PA | May 29, 2008 2:39:25 PM
I am not a law professor (yet?), but still really liked the idea of sharing my baby-scholarly material in an inviting friendly way.
Posted by: Ayelet | May 29, 2008 4:56:43 PM