3 November 2017. By Karl Heinz Rosenbrock, Life-long Honorary Director-General of ETSI. As the former Director-General of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (“ETSI”), I have followed with interest the various discussions and disputes regarding the application of the ETSI IPR Policy. The ETSI IPR Policy was drafted, debated and finalized during my tenure, and I was closely involved in its creation and approval and have followed further discussions within ETSI. I was therefore asked by the Fair Standards Alliance to allow publication of my views on the ETSI IPR Policy, its background and its application.
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