[cabfpub] Ballot 157 Adopt version 1.2 of the Intellectual Property Rights Policy
jimmy at it.auth.gr
Tue Feb 2 13:33:39 UTC 2016
On 1/2/2016 8:08 μμ, Doug Beattie wrote:
> GlobalSign votes Yes
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 2:48 PM, Ben Wilson <ben.wilson at digicert.com
> <mailto:ben.wilson at digicert.com>> wrote:
> Ballot 157 - Adopt version 1.2 of the Intellectual Property Rights
> The Patent Advisory Group (PAG) was convened to review potential
> issues with the interpretation of the CA/Browser Forum's
> Intellectual Property Rights Policy (IPR Policy). The PAG has
> completed its review of the IPR Policy, and the PAG recommends
> that the Forum adopt the attached v. 1.2 of the IPR Policy.
> Therefore, the following resolution has been proposed by PAG Chair
> Ben Wilson of Digicert and endorsed by PAG members Scott Peterson
> of Google and Virginia Fournier of Apple.
> -- MOTION BEGINS --
> RESOLVED, that effective as of February 15, 2016 (“Effective
> Date”) the CA/B Forum IPR Policy v. 1.2 (the “IPR Policy”) in the
> form attached hereto as Exhibit A is hereby adopted; and it is
> FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chair of CA/B Forum and/or his
> delegates are hereby authorized to make corrections of any
> typographical, grammatical or formatting errors in the IPR Policy
> and the IPR Agreement (“Agreement”), attached hereto as Exhibit B;
> and it is
> FURTHER RESOLVED, that the IPR Policy shall apply to all CA/B
> Forum Members that are CA/B Forum Members on February 15, 2016, as
> a condition of their continued Membership in the CA/B Forum; and it is
> FURTHER RESOLVED, that Members have 30 days from the Effective
> Date to sign the Agreement. A member’s failure to sign and remit
> the Agreement will result in a suspension of their membership rights.
> FURTHER RESOLVED, that Members have 60 days from the Effective
> Date to comply with the IPR Policy’s disclosure requirements for
> all previously enacted Forum requirements.
> -- MOTION ENDS --
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2300 UTC on 21
> January 2016, and will close at 2300 UTC on 28 January 2016.
> Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the
> voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at
> 2300 UTC on 4 February 2016. Votes must be cast by posting an
> on-list reply to this thread.
> A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' in the
> response. A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the
> response. A vote to abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the
> response. Unclear responses will not be counted. The latest vote
> received from any representative of a voting member before the
> close of the voting period will be counted. Voting members are
> listed here: https://cabforum.org/members/
> In order for the motion to be adopted, two thirds or more of the
> votes cast by members in the CA category and greater than 50% of
> the votes cast by members in the browser category must be in
> favor. Quorum is currently nine (9) members– at least nine members
> must participate in the ballot, either by voting in favor, voting
> against, or abstaining.
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