Crowdsourcing or Open Innovation?
The Entrepreneur website notes that inventors need a platform that they can trust — where they know their ideas and innovative thoughts will not be stolen. In certain online environments individuals and organizations can collaborate for mutually beneficial solutions. Open innovation and crowdsourcing platforms empower inventors through group support and both are powerful ways to fuel innovation across a number of industries in the United States. But open innovation can create an environment where inventors have greater legal protection for their intellectual property.
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