Artist Evan Roth has a radical idea to help let our ideas live long after we die. Taking inspiration from organ donation programs, Roth advocates donating intellectual property to the public domain to contribute to the ‘progress of science’ and ensure that your creative legacy lives on. He even has some printable donation stickers on his site.
Why let all of your ideas die with you? Current Copyright law prevents anyone from building upon your creativity for 70 years after your death. Live on in collaboration with others. Make an intellectual property donation. By donating your IP into the public domain you will “promote the progress of science and useful arts” (U.S. Constitution). Ensure that your creativity will live on after you are gone, make a donation today.