Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 6. Patents IEEE standards may include the known use of patent(s), including patent applications, provided the IEEE receives assurance from the patent holder or applicant with respect to patents essential for compliance with both mandatory and optional portions of the standard. This assurance shall be provided without coercion and prior to approval of the standard (or reaffirmation when a patent becomes known after initial approval of the standard). This assurance shall be a letter that is in the form of either a) A general disclaimer to the effect that the patentee will not enforce any of its present or future patent(s) whose use would be required to implement the proposed IEEE standard against any person or entity using the patent(s) to comply with the standard or b) A statement that a license will be made available without compensation or under reasonable rates, with reasonable terms and conditions that are demonstrably free of any unfair discrimination This assurance shall apply, at a minimum, from the date of the standard's approval to the date of the standard's withdrawal and is irrevocable during that period. IEEE-SA Standards Board Bylaws on Patents in Standards Approved by IEEE-SA Standards Board – December 2002
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 Copyright Under the current US copyright law the author of information is deemed to own the copyright from the moment of creation The IEEE Bylaws require copyright of all material to be held by the IEEE –Must consult with IEEE for re-use of copyright material The IEEE Standards accomplishes transfer of copyright ownership through the Project Authorization Request (PAR) process
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 Inappropriate Topics for IEEE WG Meetings Dont discuss licensing terms or conditions Dont discuss product pricing, territorial restrictions or market share Dont discuss ongoing litigation or threatened litigation Dont be silent if inappropriate topics are discussed… do formally object. If you have questions, contact the IEEE Patent Committee Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org Approved by IEEE-SA Standards Board – December 2002
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 No Electronic sign-in - - Manual Sign In Books 802.20 has 14 meeting slots you need to participate in 11 meeting slots to get participation credit. Tutorials will be extra credit. Attendees shall state their Affiliation in the manual sign in book per Appendix B of the 802.0 Version 1.0 Policies & Procedures (802.20 PD-05).This is a requirement for obtaining a voting token. 802.20 and 802.21 Grant Reciprocal Maintenance Attendance Credit in addition to.18 &.19, please state your home group when signing in Meeting Room - - Regency AB Logistics
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 802.20 Attendance Sign In and Affiliation Statement You must complete all information requested, sign and date. You only need to complete form once and then initial time slots. You receive extra credit for attending tutorials. Please note any attendance at Tutorials.
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 APPENDIX B IEEE 802.20 WG Policies and Procedures V1.0 Affiliation Statements Per ANSI essential requirements, if there is a requested from an interested party for identification of affiliation it shall be granted. The ANSI rules apply since IEEE 802 does not have any exception speaking to this issue. Per the Chair of IEEE 802 and the Standards Association Board counsel, this procedure will be followed unless there is no request from an interested party. Procedure: 1. All attendees shall state their affiliation using a manual sign in book provided at each Plenary and Interim Session. If the automated/electronic attendance system is updated for the appropriate record field and instructions, the attendees shall use that system. 2. If an attendee is unable to comply with this procedure, the attendee shall notify the WG Chair. 3. Each attendee shall refer to the below ANSI Essential Requirements statement and use the below for guidance in complying with this procedure. Affiliation and ANSI Essential Requirements On the Web at: http://public.ansi.org/ansionline/Documents/Standards Activities/American National Standards/Procedures, Guides, and Forms/ER2003.doc 2.1 Openness Timely and adequate notice of any action to create, revise, reaffirm, or withdraw a standard, and the establishment of a new consensus body shall be provided to all known directly and materially affected interests. Notice should include a clear and meaningful description of the proposed activity and shall identify a readily available source of information. In addition, the name, affiliation  and interest category of each member of the consensus body shall be made available to interested parties upon request.  Affiliation refers to the entity that the consensus body member represents (which may or may not be that persons employer). If the consensus body member is serving in an individual capacity, then the name of the individual, that persons employer, sponsor and interest category should be available. Contact information is not required.
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 Objectives for the Session 1.Presentations and Reviews of Proposals 2.Technology Selection
Nov. 14, 2005 C802.20-05/81Chair, IEEE 802.20 Proposals received: Three Partial Proposals One Complete FDD Two Compete TDD Technology Selection Process Summary 1.Presentations and Reviews of Proposals 2.Initial Selection Vote (consider or not consider) 3.Additional Presentation Times and then First Elimination Vote 4.Confirmation Votes when One Complete Proposal Remains 5.Separate Voting for TDD and FDD 6.All Votes by Written Ballot Technology Proposals and Selection Process