This is a paper that is focusing on the selection of a design product of maximum production cost. The paper also provides further questions to answer in doing the assignment paper.
The selection of a design product of maximum production cost
Individual Assignment – Word Count 3,000 with +10% variation
Structure: Report format – Line spacing 1.5 – Font: Arial / TNR / Comic Sans
Question 1 (total marks 15)
a) Firstly, design a product up to a maximum production cost of £5,000 (There is no need to discuss sales or marketing). It can be a brand-new invention or a modification of an existing item already available on the open market in the UK or EU. Provide a diagram, marking any important part(s) to help the reader understand your product.
b) Secondly, explain why you chose this product, what it is and what it does.
Question 2 (total marks 20)
a) Firstly, is there a demand for such a product – discuss similar things that are on the market with supporting evidence of their demand. (10 marks)
b) Secondly, your product – explain its unique proposition, its USP, its unique value or its benefits. (10 marks)
Question 3 (total marks 45)
a) Firstly, explain how you intend to protect your idea, or parts of it, and which laws you would use? (10 marks)
b) Secondly, discuss the process involved in protecting your idea and how long do you expect it to take. (10 marks)
c) Thirdly, in order to speed up the process or ensure that things go to plan, outline the resources that you can use and provide their details. (10 marks)
d) Fourthly, provide academic writings on the laws that you have chosen to protect your idea to demonstrate that you understand and can apply the appropriate laws. (15 marks)
Question 4 (total marks 20)
a) Firstly, explain what actions you would take if you later discovered that someone had infringed your copyright or began to produce and sell your product without your knowledge. (10 marks)
b) Secondly, discuss the steps you would take, what external services you would use and what likely reactions can be expected from your actions. (10 marks)