From AMQP working group agreements for reference, these get perfilled with the Authors and name on each use:

Exhibit B-1

_____, ______, ______, and [Insert names of any other of authors] (collectively, the “Authors”) each hereby (i) grants to you a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, nontransferable, nonexclusive license to copy, display, perform, modify and distribute the ________ Specification and (ii) covenants that it will not enforce the Licensed Claims against you with respect to such copying, display, performance, modification or distribution of the ________ Specification, all for the purpose of developing and evaluating the ________ Specification. Your license and any rights under this (Exhibit B-1) Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from any Author if you bring any claim, suit, demand, or action related to the ________ Specification against any Author or any of their Affiliates, resellers, or customers. Upon termination, you shall destroy all copies of the ________ Specification in your possession or control.

As used hereunder, “Licensed Claims” means those claims of a patent or patent application, throughout the world, excluding design patents and design registrations, owned or controlled, or that can be sublicensed without fee and in compliance with the requirements of this (Exhibit B-1) Agreement, by an Author or its affiliates now or at any future time and which would necessarily be infringed by implementation of the ________ Specification. A claim is necessarily infringed hereunder only when it is not possible to avoid infringing it because there is no plausible non-infringing alternative for implementing the required portions of the ________ Specification. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Licensed Claims shall not include any claims other than as set forth above even if contained in the same patent as Licensed Claims; or that read solely on any implementations of any portion of the Specification that are not required by the ________ Specification, or that, if licensed, would require a payment of royalties by the licensor to unaffiliated third parties. Moreover, Licensed Claims shall not include (i) any enabling technologies ________that may be necessary to make or use any Licensed Product but are not themselves expressly set forth in the ________” Specification (e.g., semiconductor manufacturing technology, compiler technology, object oriented technology, networking technology, operating system technology, and the like); or (ii) the implementation of other published standards developed elsewhere and merely referred to in the body of the ________ Specification, or (iii) any Licensed Product and any combinations thereof the purpose or function of which is not required for compliance with the ________ Specification. For purposes of this definition, the ________ Specification shall be deemed to include both architectural and interconnection requirements essential for interoperability and may also include supporting source code artifacts where such architectural, interconnection requirements and source code artifacts are expressly identified as being required or documentation to achieve compliance with the ________ Specification.

As used hereunder, “Licensed Products” means only those specific portions of products (hardware, software or combinations thereof) that implement and are compliant with all relevant portions of the ________ Specification.

You hereby acknowledge the disclaimers set forth below as to any use you make of the ________ Specification.

DISCLAIMERS:

THE ________ SPECIFICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND THE AUTHORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR TITLE, THAT THE CONTENTS OF THE ________ SPECIFICATION ARE SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE; NOR THAT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ________ SPECIFICATION WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS OR OTHER RIGHTS.

THE AUTHORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF THE ________ SPECIFICATION OR THE PERFORMANCE OR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONTENTS THEREOF.

You may remove these disclaimers from your modified versions of the ________ Specification provided that you effectively disclaim all warranties and liabilities on behalf of all copyright holders in the copies of any such modified versions you distribute.

The name and trademarks of the Authors may NOT be used in any manner, including advertising or publicity pertaining to the ________ Specification or its contents without specific, written prior permission. Title to copyright in the ________ Specification will at all times remain with the Authors.

No other rights are granted by implication, estoppel or otherwise.

Acknowledged:

BY: _____________________________ DATE: ____________

TITLE: __________________________

Exhibit B-2

_____, ______, ______, and [Insert names of any other of authors] (collectively, the “Authors”) each hereby grants to you a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, nontransferable, nonexclusive license (i) to copy, display, and implement the ________ Specification and (ii) to the Licensed Claims that are held by the Authors to make, have made, use, reproduce, market, import, offer to sell and sell, and to otherwise distribute Licensed Products, all for the purpose of implementing and distributing the ________ Specification; provided that (1) your license and any rights under this (Exhibit B-2) Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from any Author if you bring any claim, suit, demand, or action related to the ________ Specification against any Author or any of their Affiliates, resellers, or customers, and (2) you include the following on ALL copies of the ________ Specification, or portions thereof, in distributions thereof (wherever such third-party notices normally appear), that you make:

1.A link or URL to the ________ Specification at this location: ________.

2.The copyright notice as shown in the ________ Specification.

3.The following license terms:

_____, ______, ______, and [Insert names of any other of authors] (collectively, the “Authors”) each hereby grants to you a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, nontransferable, nonexclusive license to (i) copy, display, and implement the ________ Specification and (ii) the Licensed Claims that are held by the Authors, all for the purpose of implementing the ________ Specification. Your license and any rights under this (Exhibit B-2) Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from any Author if you bring any claim, suit, demand, or action related to the ________ Specification against any Author. Upon termination, you shall destroy all copies of the “________ Specification in your possession or control.

As used hereunder, “Licensed Claims” means those claims of a patent or patent application, throughout the world, excluding design patents and design registrations, owned or controlled, or that can be sublicensed without fee and in compliance with the requirements of this (Exhibit B-2) Agreement, by an Author or its affiliates now or at any future time and which would necessarily be infringed by implementation of the ________ Specification. A claim is necessarily infringed hereunder only when it is not possible to avoid infringing it because there is no plausible non-infringing alternative for implementing the required portions of the ________ Specification. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Licensed Claims shall not include any claims other than as set forth above even if contained in the same patent as Licensed Claims; or that read solely on any implementations of any portion of the ________ Specification that are not required by the ________ Specification, or that, if licensed, would require a payment of royalties by the licensor to unaffiliated third parties. Moreover, Licensed Claims shall not include (i) any enabling technologies that may be necessary to make or use any Licensed Product but are not themselves expressly set forth in the ________ Specification (e.g., semiconductor manufacturing technology, compiler technology, object oriented technology, networking technology, operating system technology, and the like); or (ii) the implementation of other published standards developed elsewhere and merely referred to in the body of the ________ Specification, or (iii) any Licensed Product and any combinations thereof the purpose or function of which is not required for compliance with the ________ Specification. For purposes of this definition, the ________

Specification shall be deemed to include both architectural and interconnection requirements essential for interoperability and may also include supporting source code artifacts where such architectural, interconnection requirements and source code artifacts are expressly identified as being required or documentation to achieve compliance with the ________ Specification.

As used hereunder, “Licensed Products” means only those specific portions of products (hardware, software or combinations thereof) that implement and are compliant with all relevant portions of the ________ Specification.

4.The following disclaimers, which you hereby also acknowledge as to any use you may make of the ________ Specification: THE ________ SPECIFICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND THE AUTHORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR TITLE; THAT THE CONTENTS OF THE ________ SPECIFICATION ARE SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE; NOR THAT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “________ SPECIFICATION WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS OR OTHER RIGHTS.

THE AUTHORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO ANY USE, IMPLEMENTATION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE ________ SPECIFICATION.

5.The name and trademarks of the Authors may NOT be used in any manner, including advertising or publicity pertaining to the ________ Specification or its contents without specific, written prior permission. Title to copyright in the ________ Specification will at all times remain with the Authors.

6.No other rights are granted by implication, estoppel or otherwise.

7.Upon termination of your license or rights under this (Exhibit B-2) Agreement, you shall destroy all copies of the ________ Specification in your possession or control.

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