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RE: EXI patent problem

From: Alexander Philippou <alex@noemax.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 18:57:11 +0300
To: <public-exi@w3.org>
Cc: "'Carine Bournez'" <carine@w3.org>
Message-ID: <011b01ca1c2e$f81fd6f0$e85f84d0$@com>
Hi Carine,

> > Expway was EXI-WG member, so is there any restriction for them to use right driving from their patents ?
> 
> The W3C Patent policy applies. See
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/Overview.html#sec-W3C-RF-license and http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/Overview.html#sec-Exclusion

I am a novice on the W3C patent policy, could you explain to me how it works out in practice? Does it provide to EXI implementers a solid assurance that that they will not be sued by Expway even if they do infringe on an Expway patent?

Alexander Philippou
Received on Thursday, 13 August 2009 15:59:45 UTC

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