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'Hands off my design' competition

Date posted: 29/07/2011

OHIM has launched a major competition aimed at recruiting designers in the battle against counterfeits and illegal copies. 

Organized by OHIM, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and the European Observatory on Counterfeiting and Piracy. Endorsed by the Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media.
The "handsoffmydesign" competition calls for innovative proposals for high-impact "guerrilla or viral" marketing tools that will capture the imagination of the modern audience using social networking sites on the Internet.

It calls for proposals for posters and videos aimed at illustrating the dangers or negative impact of counterfeits and illegal copies from both amateur and professional designers.

1st prize 8,000 euros, 2nd prize 2,500 euros and 3rd prize 1,500 euros.


Registration: 15 October 2011

Submission of proposals: 1 November 2011

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