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[JIRA] Commented: (JSR358-26) Keep or eliminate Section 6 of the JSPA (Special Patent Considerations)?

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  • Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:43:29 +0000 (GMT+00:00)
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pcurran commented on JSR358-26:
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Gil Tene said in a comment on the doodle poll:

I think that this item should be discussed in the context of overall patent 
grant obligations, as well as reciprocity requirements. Specifically, section 
6 is currently linked to from section 5.C.1, and losing that could be an 
issue in the overall IP picture.
We need to discuss what will be left at the end - e.g. I believe that at the 
very least, we need spec IP rights to be able to be licensed under terms that 
require non-assertion against compatible implementations of the spec...

> Keep or eliminate Section 6 of the JSPA (Special Patent Considerations)?
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: JSR358-26
>                 URL: http://java.net/jira/browse/JSR358-26
>             Project: jsr358
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Intellectual Property
>            Reporter: pcurran
>
> Section 6 of the JSPA (Special Patent Considerations) requires that all JCP 
> members, even those who do not participate in the development of a JSR, 
> grant essential patent rights to all licensees of that JSR.
> This provision may be a barrier to corporate participation.
> Could it even be enforced against individuals or their employers?
> Should we keep it, or can we drop it?
> Note: our current processes with regard to individuals (Exhibit B) mean 
> that these broad grants are *not* made by individuals or their employers 
> (Exhibit B refers to a specific JSR only.)

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[JIRA] Commented: (JSR358-26) Keep or eliminate Section 6 of the JSPA (Special Patent Considerations)?

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