1. Standardize Commercial Software Licensing

    announcing PolyForm Commercial, with a call for help

  2. License Round-Up

    listing licenses I’ve contributed to

  3. Big Time Public License 1.0.0

    a FRAND-ly license for software

  4. Speedier Git for Text File Tracking

    streamlining for small, fast commits to personal records

  5. PolyForm Defensive is Now PolyForm Shield

    feedback strikes again

  6. Acceptable Use

    different delivery, same rules

  7. Normally Open & Normally Closed

    simple templates for restricted terms

  8. PolyForm Noncompete Licenses

    two new, long-awaited forms

  9. Noncompete By Two Other Names

    Why are the last PolyForm licenses taking so long?

  10. Not Not Political

    if software matters, it’s already political

  11. Patent Potato

    the game that never ends

  12. Renaming API Copyleft

    naming for purpose, not implementation

  13. API Copyleft 2.0.0-pre.1

    bringing the best of Parity to API Copyleft

  14. git push is the Process

    permissionless license development now

  15. Big Time Public License

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

  16. PolyForm 1.0.0

    standard noncommercial software licenses at last

  17. Heather Meeker on Patent Risk Allocation

    unique compilation of arguments and dynamics

  18. Operating Environment

    essential industry background for reading open software licenses

  19. PolyForm Project

    simple, standard, plain-language software licenses

  20. Critique This License

    developing a standard paid-software license

  21. Proseline

    peer to peer prose editing


    breaking the NDA logjam

  23. What Enumeration Means

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

  24. Reproduction of Hierarchy

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

  25. Common Form

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