Are you, or your company…

  • An Open Source advocate?

  • Focused on reducing risk from the threats of patent aggressors?

  • Committed to authentic participation in the greater Open Source ecosystem?

  • Interested in attracting and retaining top software developers?

  • Dedicated to improving customer trust?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are the perfect OIN member and we invite you to seriously consider joining our patent non-aggression community.

Membership is FREE and the process is simple. It will take you less than 5 minutes. Here’s what to expect.

  1. Complete the form below to provide us with your information
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  4. You will have a chance to review the OIN License Agreement – If you have any questions, they are most likely answered here. If they are not, please email [email protected] and we will reply or connect you with your Regional Licensing Representative
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  6. Continue to the second page and ensure you press “Submit signed document”
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