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Re: patent discussions

From: Peter Cranstone <peter.cranstone@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:08:09 -0600
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Tracking Protection Working Group <public-tracking@w3.org>
CC: Peter Cranstone <peter.cranstone@3pmobile.com>, legal Team <team-legal@w3.org>, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CBFFA0AF.360F%peter.cranstone@gmail.com>

Thanks for your email.

Peter J. Cranstone

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:06 PM
To: W3 Tracking <public-tracking@w3.org>
Cc: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Peter Cranstone
<peter.cranstone@3pmobile.com>, legal Team <team-legal@w3.org>, Rigo
Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Subject: patent discussions
Resent-From: W3 Tracking <public-tracking@w3.org>
Resent-Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:06:27 +0000

>It has come to our attention that Peter Cranstone has been discussing with
>participants in the Tracking Protection Working Group US patent 8,156,206,
>claim #22, in relation to the Tracking Preference Expression
>In accordance with section 7 of the W3C patent policy [0], we will follow
>the steps in [1], and expect to propose chartering a Patent Advisory Group
>(PAG) to W3C management.  In the meantime, please refrain from discussion
>the substance of this patent on the WG mailing list.  Please direct
>questions about the process and this patent to Rigo Wenning, W3C legal
>counsel, at rigo@w3.org, CC team-legal@w3.org.
>0. http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Exception
>1. http://www.w3.org/2007/04/patent-exception-management
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