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Call for Exclusions (Update): Web of Things (WoT) Architecture; Web of Things (WoT) Thing Description; Web of Things (WoT) Scripting API

From: Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:04:37 +0800
To: public-wot-wg@w3.org
Cc: member-cfe@w3.org
Message-ID: <dbf0307d-4d4b-eedb-e850-902c5c7cdc50@w3.org>

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- Web of Things (WoT) Architecture
   exclusion opportunity ending on 11 February 2018 23:59 UTC

- Web of Things (WoT) Thing Description
   exclusion opportunity ending on 11 February 2018 23:59 UTC

- Web of Things (WoT) Scripting API
   exclusion opportunity ending on 11 February 2018 23:59 UTC

These specifications were produced by the Web of Things 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 11 February 2018 23:59 UTC to exclude claims
reading on these Recommendation track documents; 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 the following form:

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

    Web of Things (WoT) Architecture

    Web of Things (WoT) Thing Description

    Web of Things (WoT) Scripting API

All Participants currently in the Working Group have made Royalty-Free
licensing commitments for these documents. 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 this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Web of Things Working Group:
  * Kazuyuki Ashimura at ashimura@w3.org
  * Dave Raggett at dsr@w3.org

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

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