IETF Patent Policy: A Quantum Approach

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Authors Phillip Hallam-Baker  , Daniel Weitzner 
Last updated 2007-11-04
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Considerations for IETF patent policy are considered and proposals made for reform. The particular objective of these proposals is to reduce the amount of time spent in unproductive discussion of IPR issues and to allow Working Groups to provide Patent Rights Holders with clearly defined criteria that must be met in order for their technology to be accepted.


Phillip Hallam-Baker (
Daniel Weitzner (

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