1. PolyForm Defensive is Now PolyForm Shield

    feedback strikes again

  2. Acceptable Use

    different delivery, same rules

  3. Normally Open & Normally Closed

    simple templates for restricted terms

  4. PolyForm Noncompete Licenses

    two new, long-awaited forms

  5. Noncompete By Two Other Names

    Why are the last PolyForm licenses taking so long?

  6. Not Not Political

    if software matters, it’s already political

  7. Patent Potato

    the game that never ends

  8. Renaming API Copyleft

    naming for purpose, not implementation

  9. API Copyleft 2.0.0-pre.1

    bringing the best of Parity to API Copyleft

  10. git push is the Process

    permissionless license development now

  11. Big Time Public License

    a noncommercial, small-biz license with a big-biz fair terms guarantee

  12. PolyForm 1.0.0

    standard noncommercial software licenses at last

  13. Heather Meeker on Patent Risk Allocation

    unique compilation of arguments and dynamics

  14. Operating Environment

    essential industry background for reading open software licenses

  15. PolyForm Project

    simple, standard, plain-language software licenses

  16. Critique This License

    developing a standard paid-software license

  17. Proseline

    peer to peer prose editing


    breaking the NDA logjam

  19. What Enumeration Means

    Enumeration is an essential contract drafting tool. Don’t disclaim it!

  20. Reproduction of Hierarchy

    Markdown isn’t great for contracts. HTML5 is better.

  21. Common Form

    Composable, verifiable, shareable form contracts for the modern practice of law