Kary Oberbrunner

Blockchain: The Future of Intellectual Property Protection

For centuries, inventors and entrepreneurs have often been hesitant to share new ideas for fear of these ideas getting stolen. There is substantial value in sharing developing ideas to get feedback, and proof of concept, however, there’s also a risk in doing so. The traditional ways of protecting intellectual property—copyrights, trademarks, and patents— are slow, expensive, and cumbersome.

This talk proposes another way of protecting intellectual property that’s faster, easier, and cheaper all made possible through blockchain technology. Through the creation of tamper-proof, time-stamped, digital smart contracts, creators can now protect intellectual property with greater ease, flexibility, and speed. Blockchains enable a public ledger that’s decentralized, distributed, and global to prove ownership. The result is a new world of innovation and abundance.

The system proposed in this talk not only allows those who have used traditional protection mechanisms like copyright to have a faster way to protect their property, it provides a much more accessible option for those who could not afford traditional methods of intellectual property.

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Founder’s Back Story

In this interview, we dive into the visionary world of entrepreneur Kary Oberbrunner and his groundbreaking company, Easy IP. As we transition into a digital era, protecting your intellectual property becomes critical. Kary explains how his company, Easy IP, leverages blockchain technology to offer an innovative solution for IP protection. He shares the integration process, the benefits of using blockchain, and the leadership challenges and triumphs he has faced while navigating growing his business. Join us to explore how Easy IP is shaping the future of digital rights management and why this is crucial for entrepreneurs, leaders, and anyone in the digital realm.

In this episode of The Intellectual Capitalist® Show, Tony D’Angelo interviews Kary Oberbrunner who is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of 11 books in multiple genres ranging from business to fiction to technology. He’s the founder and CEO of Igniting Souls and Blockchain Life. 

In this episode, Tony breaks down Kary’s proven process to help authors, entrepreneurs, and influencers publish and protect their Intellectual Property and turn it into 18 streams of Income.

Blockchain Life: Making Sense of the Metaverse, NFTs, Cryptocurrency, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Web3

by Kary Oberbrunner

The biggest revolution in history is unfolding right before our eyes. The new internet is upon us, blending two worlds-digital and physical. Today’s dreams are tomorrow’s reality. Science fiction is now science fact-made possible through blockchain technology.

Welcome to Web3, where everything changes. Global changes like economies, currencies, governments, and education. And personal changes like identity, sex, communication, and health. This book is a simple map to help you navigate the noise and discern between hype and hope. With unbiased expertise, the authors unpack the pros and cons of the metaverse, NFTs, virtual reality, augmented reality, cryptocurrencies, and much more.

Discover how to:

  • Save time by identifying practical use cases for cutting-edge technology.
  • Create unending wealth by turning your ideas into protected digital assets.
  • Stay relevant by developing a customized metaverse strategy.
  • Decide what technology to accept or reject by integrating your values.

Learn the facts. Leverage the knowledge. Create your bigger and better future, starting today.

Articles Written by our Founder and CEO Kary Oberbrunner

Forbes: The Costs Of IP Theft And How To Protect Your Company's Ideas

Have you ever wondered how much intellectual property theft costs the U.S. economy? The unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution of someone else’s creations, inventions or ideas poses a threat to innovation and has significant economic consequences.

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Forbes: Steps For Safeguarding Your Intellectual Property In The Digital Era

With rapid technological advancements and the widespread availability of digital content, safeguarding your creative ideas has become more crucial than ever. According to recent statistics, global digital piracy costs the U.S. economy close to $30 billion in lost revenue every year.

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