The Patent Pledge

No first use of software patents against companies with less than 25 people.

It may be possible to fix a subset of the patent problem without waiting for the government. If companies voluntarily renounce certain uses of patents, we can make patent law a moot point in such cases. [Learn More.]

These companies have agreed to be the first to publicly renounce aggressive use of software patents on small companies. Please join them!

A Thinking Ape 
Airbnb 
Bump 
CarWoo 
DailyBooth 
Disqus 
Dropbox 
DotCloud 
Greplin 
Heyzap 
Hipmunk 
Justin.tv 
Loopt 
Posterous 
Songkick 
Stripe 
Weebly 
Wepay 
Anybots 
BakedCode 
Hackruiter 
InboxQ 
TrailBehind, Inc. 
Interviewstreet  
Binpress 
Earbits 
MogoTix 
Jive Software 
KangarooBox 
XWiki 
Grooveshark 
Hyperink 
Freshplum, Inc