Intellectual Property Protection for the New World

Patent-Pending Proprietary Technology

3 Minute Overview Video of Easy IP™ 

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Our Founder's remarks to Congress Commissioned USPTO Panel on Intellectual Property and Easy IP™

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Is your Intellectual Property Protected?

The Digital Age favors a Creator Economy. This means the most value related to your books, businesses, and brands is your Intellectual Property.

Since 1975 we've experienced a massive shift within the S&P 500* from tangible assets to intangible assets. (More on this shift depicted in the image below.) 

In 2020, 90% of assets in the S&P 500 were intangible assets. This trend is only increasing.


*The Standard and Poor's 500, or simply the S&P 500, is a stock market index tracking the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on exchanges in the United States. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices.

Patents have their Place

Patents provide protection and they make sense in certain cases like when you might sell your company and therefore increase the valuation.*

*Easy IP™ is patent-pending. Why? Because, someday we might sell the company. Our CEO and founder Kary Oberbrunner uses Easy IP™ to protect all of his other Intellectual Property. 

But patents are expensive (average $15,000) and take a long time (average 3 years). According to the USPTO patents have a first-time rejection rate of more than 85%. As a result, patents often prove to be costly in terms of time and money.

*Michael Carley, Deepak Hegde, and Alan Marco, “What is the Probability of Receiving a U.S. Patent”, 17 Yale J.L. & Tech. 203 (2015).

Easy IP™ is the IP Protection for the New World

We're quickly moving into Web3, the "new version of the Internet." By leveraging blockchain technology and smart contracts we've developed a patent-pending proprietary process that protects your Intellectual Property cheaper, faster, easier.  (More on Web3 depicted in the image below)

The Need to Prove "First Use"

The USPTO has much to say about "First Use" in respect to Intellectual Property. 

According to the USPTO, the applicant must provide documentation of "First Use."

Smart Contracts are Superior

Through our proprietary patent-pending process, Easy IP™ integrates blockchain technology giving your Intellectual Property "global protection." By creating a "time-stamped" smart contract that can never be tampered with or changed, we establish "First Use" that tracks back to you, the owner.

Smart contracts are superior because they're immutable and unchanging. This means bad actors cannot change the "time stamp" (First Use) because it's permanently captured on the blockchain.

NOTE: We only protect your Intellectual Property. If you submit Intellectual Property that you do not own, you will be legally responsible.

Smart Contracts are Recognized Worldwide

Smart contracts are the way of the future. Currently states and countries recognize this technology and favor it because of the many benefits listed below. Experts believe soon all transactions will be done via smart contracts. (Example include: marriage licenses, real estate deeds, vehicle titles, academic diplomas, business agreements, etc.)

Choose your Easy IP™ Level

We offer two levels based upon your unique needs:

1. Owner Level

Recommended for Collectors, Creators, and Authors. Economical choice and ideal for clients who have a smaller amount of Intellectual Property (Less than 5). Learn more and purchase here.

2. Enterprise Level 

Recommended for businesses, brands, influencers, entrepreneurs, and organizations. Intelligent choice and ideal for clients who have a larger amount of Intellectual Property (More than 5). Learn more and purchase below.

Owner and Enterprise Level Comparison Chart

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Examples of Enterprise Level

"I believe in EASY IP™ so much, I use it to protect my Intellectual Property."

—Kary Oberbrunner, CEO of Blockchain Life and Founder of Easy IP™

Creating your Smart Contracts

We are your WHO that saves you time and money. Remember, the average patent costs $15,000 and takes 3 years. Easy IP™ is $100 or much less if you buy bulk. Our proprietary process takes about 24 hours. Click on the package of your choice below to purchase Easy IP™ credits. One credit is used for every smart contract we create. Our team will protect your IP the right way.

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Easy IP™ QR Code Example

Our Easy IP™ patent-pending proprietary process can integrate your Intellectual Property Protection with QR Code Technology.

If you're unfamiliar with QR Codes, it's a two-dimensional version of the barcode, typically made up of black and white pixel patterns. They have found their way into mobile marketing with the widespread adoption of smartphones. "QR" stands for "Quick Response," which refers to the instant access to the information hidden in the Code.

Some examples of where this custom QR Code can be placed are on business cards, websites, signage, product placement, or the back cover of books. Each unique QR Code sends people to the creator's Blockchain Verified IP Certificate and smart contract on the blockchain. This reveals ownership of the Intellectual Property, providing additional layers of verifiability and visibility for the entire world to see via any device.

People can scan your QR Code with their smartphone. When they open their camera app on their mobile phone and hold it over your code for a few seconds a notification pops up. This notification leads your readers to your Intellectual Property registered on ISBNFT. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • (1) What happens to my past IP, if I stop protecting new IP on the blockchain? Do I still need to continue monthly payments?

If you're not creating more IP then there is no need to pay monthly payments. The monthly payment is only necessary if you keep protecting new IP. You retain all your IP forever regardless.

  • (2) What asset do I actually have, if I should I sell my company?

You own your IP represented in a digital asset, backed up by an immutable smart contract. If you sell your company then you simply TRANSFER the asset from your digital wallet to the new owner's digital wallet. Note: Experts believe in the near future all assets will have a digital twin and reside within your digital wallet. (See pic below.)

  • (3) What if I want to turn my Easy IP™ Intellectual Property into a Patent, Trademark, or Copyright at a later date? 

Easy IP™ functions well as a "Pre-Patent" since it provides an immutable "First Use" of the Intellectual Property. This is achieved through our proprietary process through leveraging blockchain technology and smart contracts. As a result, proving "First Use" is super simple through your global and verifiable smart contract. This "time stamp" cannot be changed and altered. Many experts would argue its the most secure form of "First Use."

Intellectual Property Protection for the New World

Patent-Pending Proprietary Technology

Disclaimer: Easy IP™ makes no legal claims. Seek legal counsel if you have any questions or concerns. You should not construe any information from or about Easy IP™ as legal or business advice. The information provided is to be used for educational purposes only.  You must do your own analysis before making any decisions on your own personal circumstances. If you choose to purchase any Easy IP™ product or service you indemnify and hold harmless Blockchain Life, LLC and its officers, directors, partners, independent contractors, and against from and against any and all demands, claims, damages to persons or property, losses, and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys' fees (collectively "Claims) arising out of or caused by the negligence of Blockchain Life, LLC.