Our legal structure is that of a self-sustaining, hybrid social enterprise:
Our parent company is the World PEAS Foundation—a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) entity. World PEAS, LLC is a subsidiary that generates revenues to help sustain our mission and the Pod Pals program;
A global network of strategic alliances and links helps us leverage our mission throughout the world in ways that we could not do alone.
Our products are protected by U.S. Utility Patent 6,425,581, issued on July 30, 2002; Canadian patent 2,427,067 issued March 14, 2006; and international patents pending. Patents cover both print and electronic formats.
“World PEAS”, “Learn the World” Kits and “Learn the world through stamps!” are reserved with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The copyrights for our stamp albums, catalogues and maps are registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.