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Call for Prior Art Related to US Patent 7,743,336 and US Patent Application 20070101146

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2011 16:22:22 -0400
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1310156542.10340.70.camel@chacal>
This is a public call for prior art. The W3C seeks information about
access control systems available before October 2005 and content
distribution systems before April 2006 that offer a viable solution that
may apply to the use of access requests policy in Widgets.

On 13 November 2009,  pursuant to its rights under W3C's Patent Policy,
Apple, Inc. disclosed US Published Patent Application No. 11/432,295 and
US Published Patent Application 11/409,276 and claimed that it applies
to the Web Application WG's Widget Access Request Policy specification.
Apple excluded all claims from the W3C Royalty-Free License commitment
of the W3C Patent Policy given by Participants of the Web Applications
Working Group.

In accordance with the exception procedures of the Patent Policy, W3C
launched a Patent Advisory Group (PAG) to determine possible solutions.
The PAG has advised W3C to issue this call for prior art. 

People who wish to provide feedback should refer to the call for prior
art for more information:

Please, don't hesitate to forward this message to other public fora,


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