Exception Handling - Patent Advisory Groups

Purpose: address variances from RF licensing goal

Trigger: disclosure of essential claim not available according to W3C RF licensing requirement.


  1. The initial concern has been resolved, enabling the Working Group to continue.
  2. The Working Group should be instructed to consider designing around the identified claims.
  3. The Team should seek further information and evaluation..
  4. The Working Group should be terminated.
  5. The Recommendation (if it has already been issued) should be rescinded.
  6. Alternative licensing terms should be considered.