Top 5 Reasons Companies Join OIN

More than 3,500+ organizations from startups to global Fortune 500 enterprises — from over 100 countries, across all industries — have joined Open Invention Network — the world’s largest patent non-aggression community in history — since our inception 15 years ago.

Some join because membership is free and the value of benefits tremendous. Others join as part of their Open Source Intellectual Property (IP) strategy and protection from patent litigation. Still others join to help attract top talent and improve employee retention.

Learn more about “The Top 5 Reasons Businesses Join OIN” and why the organization has experienced a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for licensees of more than 50% since 2005.

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OIN Whitepapers

More than 3,500+ organizations from startups to global Fortune 500 enterprises — from over 100 countries, across all industries — have joined Open Invention Network — the world’s largest patent non-aggression community in history — since our inception 15 years ago.

Learn more about a new generation of enterprises that are increasing their engagement and embracing Open Source, how Open Source is driving a new wave of global banks and financial service firms to join our community and 13 ways Open Source benefits the world of fintech.

Download Digital Transformation Whitepaper

In this whitepaper we explore the different ways several of OIN’s enterprise members are integrating blockchain in their global and everyday operations, consumer products and customer services. We also examine how they are influencing the industry and contributing to future applications.

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The Many Benefits of Open Source Advocacy

OIN Enables Open Source & Reduces Patent Risks

Core Benefits of OIN’s Free Membership

Global Competitive Advantage

“No Fly” Linux Operation Zone

Shared Member Patent Pool

Defensive Patent Pool

Like Minds / Shared Values

Reduced Intellectual Property & Patent Infringement Risks

Additional Intellectual Property & Patent Support

Public Advocacy

Forward Thinking Network

Zero Point-of-Entry

Enables Open Source

Levels the Playing Field

Minimizes & Protects Legal Risks

Supports patent non-aggression

Benefits of Open Source

New, Scalable Technologies

Expands Transparency & Openness

Fosters Faster Innovation

Digital Transformation

Modern Day, Best-of-Breed Development Platform

Worldwide Talent

Streamlined Operations

Increased Consumer Trust

Way to Stay in the Game

Minimizes Contract Commitments

Proven Success Formula

New Products & Services

Current Technological Landscape

Increased Time-to-Market

Reduces Learning Curves

Improved Customer Service

Easier Collaboration

Embraces Agile & Rapid Changes

Co-opetition

Lower Costs

Talent Acquisition & Retention

Cultural Norm

De-Facto Standard