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1 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 1 All you always wanted to know about 3GPP … but were too afraid to ask. The 3GPP Seminar

2 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 2 The 3GPP Seminar Module 13 Funding Legal

3 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 3 The running costs of 3GPP amount to the costs of maintaining MCC: Salaries, contracts Overheads: Taxes, social charges Office accommodation IT Meeting travel, accommodation, subsistance Plus the costs of the testing group, Task Force 160 Financial aspects

4 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 4 MCC costs shared by Organizational Partners: Fixed element Element proportional to number of IMs brought to 3GPP TF160 costs borne by: OPs MRPs Voluntary contributions from IMs Voluntary contributions from external organizations

5 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 5 MCC annual running costs ~ 4.5 MEuro Has steadily decreased every year since 2001 Task Force 160 running costs ~ 1 MEuro Managed by a funding and finance group composed of representatives of the OPs Finance details available to all at http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Op/FFG/ http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Op/FFG/

6 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 6 MCC & TF160 costs are tiny compared with … Costs incurred by IMs sending delegates to meetings Costs incurred by IMs developing and commercializing products and services specified by 3GPP

7 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 7 Legal aspects 3GPP not a legal entity Therefore … Cannot sign agreements or undertakings Cannot be sued Cannot sue All legal liability and responsibility devolves to the OPs, MRPs and IMs

8 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 8 3GPP products Technical Specifications Technical Reports Owned jointly by the OPs See copyright statement on every TS/TR: No part may be reproduced except as authorized by written permission. The copyright and the foregoing restriction extend to reproduction in all media. © 2009, 3GPP Organizational Partners (ARIB, ATIS, CCSA, ETSI, TTA, TTC). All rights reserved.

9 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 9 3GPP TSs and TRs have, in themselves, no legal standing. See the note on the cover of each: The present document has been developed within the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP TM) and may be further elaborated for the purposes of 3GPP.. The present document has not been subject to any approval process by the 3GPP Organizational Partners and shall not be implemented. This Specification is provided for future development work within 3GPP only. The Organizational Partners accept no liability for any use of this Specification. Specifications and reports for implementation of the 3GPP TM system should be obtained via the 3GPP Organizational Partners' Publications Offices. The 3GPP OPs each transpose the raw 3GPP TSs and TRs into their own national / regional publications.

10 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 10 A broad description of 3GPP technologies is provided in various ITU Recommendations, which cite the national / regional publications of the OPs. ITU-R M.1457:IMT-2000 radio technology ITU-T Q.1741:IMT-2000 core network

11 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 11 Many 3GPP TSs involve essential intellectual property. IPR owned by IMs, not by 3GPP, not by OPs IMs obliged to declare essential or potentially essential IPR, under the rules of the individual OPs 3GPP does not perform IPR searches 3GPP does not issue licences to exloit IPR 3GPP does not negotiate IPR licence fees or conditions

12 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 12 3GPP does not employ any lawyers !

13 © 3GPP 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 19 th February 2009© 3GPP 2009 3GPP The Training Course / Module 14 13 For more information please visit http://www.3gpp.org Or contact john.meredith@etsi.org


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