Call for Exclusions (Update): Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

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

- Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0
   exclusion opportunity ending on  3 September 2017 23:59 UTC

This specification was produced by the Accessibility Guidelines Working

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  3 September 2017 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 the following form:

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

    Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0

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 this group related to the W3C Patent Policy is
available at:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact,
for the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group:
  * Michael Cooper at
  * Shadi Abou-Zahra at
  * Shawn Henry 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, 6 July 2017 05:28:12 UTC