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Call for Exclusions: Web Annotation Data Model; Web Annotation Vocabulary

From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:06:14 +0800
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
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Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This is a W3C Patent Policy Call for Exclusions for the following
Recommendation Track documents:

- Web Annotation Data Model
   (https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-annotation-model-20161122/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on 21 January 2017 23:59 UTC

- Web Annotation Vocabulary
   (https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-annotation-vocab-20161122/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on 21 January 2017 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the Web Annotation Working Group.

If you do not wish to exclude patent claims during this exclusion
opportunity, no further action is required. Member participants who think
their organization may have patent claims to exclude should contact their
Advisory Committee Representative.

This Recommendation Track document is being developed under the 2015 W3C
Process Document (since 2014, it combines former Last Call and Candidate
Recommendation requirements under the single label "Candidate
Recommendation."  For more information, see:
https://www.w3.org/wiki/ProcessTransition2015)

Participants made a Royalty-Free licensing commitment upon joining this
Working Group. With the publication of these documents, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1], Participants have an opportunity until 21 January
2017 23:59 UTC to exclude patent claims reading on these Candidate
Recommendations. In this exclusion opportunity, exclusions are limited to
matter in the Candidate Recommendation that was not present or apparent in
these drafts:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-annotation-model-20160705/
http://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-annotation-vocab-20160705/


Excluded claims are not subject to the licensing requirements of the W3C
Patent Policy for this document. For more information about exclusions,
please see
  http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Exclusion

To make exclusions, please use the following form:
  https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/73180/exclude

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/73180/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Web Annotation Working Group:
  * Ivan Herman at ivan@w3.org

For more information on the W3C Patent Policy and patent claim
exclusions, see:
  http://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

[1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-with
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