Kirk, We forgot to include the deadline of August 1st 2018 in section 1.2.2 (Relevant Dates) for the deprecation of methods #1 and #5. It is an uncontroversial change but unfortunately, as previously discussed, we don't have a process for "editorial" changes.
Dimitris. On 7/2/2018 8:35 μμ, Kirk Hall via Public wrote: > > *NOTICE OF REVIEW PERIOD – BALLOT 218* > > * * > > This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser > Forum’s Intellectual Property Rights Policy (v1.2). This Review > Period is for Final Maintenance Guidelines (30 day Review Period). A > complete draft of the Draft Guideline that is the subject of this > Review Notice is provided with this Notice. > > > > Date Review Notice Sent: February 7, 2018__ > > > > Ballot for Review: Ballot 218 - > Remove validation methods #1 and #5 > > > > Draft Guideline Sent with Notice: CA-Browser Forum BR 1.5.6__ > > _ _ > > Start of Review Period: February 7, 2018 > at 22:00 UTC__ > > _ _ > > End of Review Period: March 9, 2018 at > 22:00 UTC__ > > _ > _ > > _ _ > > * * > > * > * > > *IPR Policy Section 4.1 - Review of Draft Specifications*. Prior to > the approval of a CAB Forum Draft Guideline as a CAB Forum Final > Guideline or Final Maintenance Guideline there shall be a review > period during which Participants may exclude certain Essential Claims > from CAB Forum RF Licenses. The CAB Forum Chair shall initiate the > Review Period by distributing to each CAB Forum Participant a notice > of review period and a complete draft of the Draft Guideline that is > the subject of such notice (“Review Notice”). Each Participant on > behalf of itself and its Affiliates shall have sixty (60) days > following the date of the receipt of such Review Notice (“Review > Period”) to review such Draft Guideline and consider any licensing > obligations with respect to any Essential Claims that may be > encompassed by such Draft Guideline. The approval of a CAB Forum Final > Maintenance Guideline shall follow the same process except that the > Review Period shall be thirty (30) days. > > / / > > *Section 4.2 - Excluding Patents and/or Patent Applications From > Royalty Free Licensing Obligations During Review Period. *Except for > Essential Claims encompassed by a Participant’s Contributions that are > actually incorporated into a Final Guideline or Final Maintenance > Guideline approved in accordance with the CAB Forum Guideline approval > process, Participants may within the Review Period exclude Essential > Claims from the CAB Forum RF License. In such case, Participant shall > be permitted to either make an election, (i) not to grant a license or > (ii) to provide a license with all of the requirements of Section 5.1 > with the exception of subsection 5.1 f. > > *Bylaws Section 2.4 - Requirements for Draft Guideline Ballots **** > > (e) If a Draft Guideline Ballot passes the Initial Vote, the Chair > shall initiate, no later than the 3rd business day after the > announcement of the Initial Vote results, the Review Period of 30 or > 60 days, as applicable and as described in Section 4.1 of the IPR > Policy. The Chair will initiate the Review Period by sending the > Review Notice to both the Member Mail List and the Public Mail List. > The Review Notice will clearly specify the open and close dates and > times (with time zone) of the Review Period. If the Chair does not > initiate the Review Period within 5 business days after the > announcement of the Initial Vote results, the Vice Chair may initiate > the Review Period, using the same process as the Chair would have been > required to use. > > > > (f) The Review Period will continue to the end of the 30- or 60-day > period, as applicable, regardless of the number of Exclusion Notices > filed pursuant to the IPR Policy during such period, if any. No later > than 3 business days after the conclusion of the applicable Review > Period, the Chair will distribute any Exclusion Notices submitted in > accordance with Section 4.2 of the IPR Policy via the Public Mail > List; provided, however, that the Chair may distribute such Exclusion > Notices earlier.*** > > * > * > > * * > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Public mailing list > Public@cabforum.org > https://cabforum.org/mailman/listinfo/public
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