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Call for Exclusions: Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) - revised edition

From: Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 23:58:56 +0800
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-ID: <617b553c-e252-ccc1-9b61-9d0db01026c4@w3.org>

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) - revised edition
   (https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-vocab-dcat-2-20180508/),
   exclusion opportunity ending on  5 October 2018 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the Dataset Exchange 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 made a Royalty-Free licensing commitment upon joining this
Working Group. With the publication of this document, per section 4.1 of
the Patent Policy [1] Participants have an opportunity until  5 October
2018 23:59 UTC to exclude patent 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
  https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#sec-Exclusion

To make exclusions, please use the following form:
  https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/99375/exclude

The Patent Policy anticipates that the document will evolve during the 90
days following the first publication.  Per section 4.1 of the Patent Policy
[1], whatever draft is available on  6 August 2018 establishes the
reference material [3] for the purposes of this exclusion opportunity.
Just after 6 August 2018 we will send a reminder of this exclusion 
opportunity.

Per section 4.2 of the Patent Policy [2], a Participant may resign from the
Working Group before  6 August 2018 and be excused from all licensing
commitments arising out of Working Group participation.

To resign from the Working Group before  6 August 2018, please use the
following form:
  https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/99375/leave

Summary information for this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:
  https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/99375/status

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Dataset Exchange Working Group:
  * Dave Raggett at dsr@w3.org

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

Thank you,

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

[1] https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#sec-exclusion-with
[2] https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy/#sec-exclusion-resign
[3] https://www.w3.org/2003/12/22-pp-faq#exclusion-date
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