Call for Exclusions (Update): WAI-ARIA Graphics Module

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

This update establishes the reference draft of the current W3C Patent
Policy exclusion opportunity for:

- WAI-ARIA Graphics Module
   exclusion opportunity ending on  1 May 2016 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the following groups:
  - SVG Working Group
  - Accessible Rich Internet Applications 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.

Participants have until  1 May 2016 23:59 UTC to exclude claims reading on
this Recommendation track document; excluded claims are not subject to the
licensing requirements of the W3C Patent Policy for this document. For more
information about exclusions, please see

To make exclusions, please use one of the following forms:
  SVG Working Group:
  Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group:

See section 4.1 of the Patent Policy [1] for more information about
exclusion with continued participation.

    WAI-ARIA Graphics Module

All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free
licensing commitments for this document. Participants wishing to resign
from this group should review licensing obligations and exclusion
opportunities described in section 4.2 of the Patent Policy [2].

Summary information for these groups related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
  SVG Working Group:
  Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the SVG Working Group:
  * Doug Schepers at
for the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group:
  * Michael Cooper at

For more information on the W3C Patent Policy and patent claim
exclusions, see:

Thank you,

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


Received on Thursday, 3 March 2016 06:01:48 UTC