The MIT-License is the most commonly used free (open-source) software license, which allows for the code to be used and even altered freely, and also allows developers to build IP protected software on top of the underlying MIT-Licensed software.
Blockchain can be confusing. Sometimes, even software experts aren't able to immediately decipher the claims of each new "blockchain" company as it sprouts up. We shed a little light on one such example in hopes that it will help you understand the current climate in the blockchain space.
Patents can be shorthand, read by investors to indicate intelligence and industry-savvy, but is the reverse also true? Is the absence of IP a brick wall? Our MIT Enterprise Forum panel of experts discuss.
Our MIT Enterprise Forum panel of investors, entrepreneurs, and experts, discuss the questions for startups to ask themselves when budgeting for IP. Flat-rate pricing can simplify this often complicated question.
Depending on what industry and stage your startup is in, an IP portfolio may or may not be a box that potential investors need checked to get involved. Our MIT Enterprise Forum panel of experts discuss.