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It will guarantee that oneM2M products and services available on the market meet oneM2M Specification and Test requirements which ensure interoperability.

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Josef Blanz Bio

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As Senior Director with Qualcomm’s Standards and Industry Organizations Group, Dr. Blanz is responsible for M2M/IoT standards and fora, related design work and interfaces to business development, product management and engineering teams.From 1990 to 1993 Dr. Blanz worked on mobile radio physical layer implementations at the Centre for Microelectronics at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he joined the Research Group for RF Communications in 1993, focusing on research for multi-antenna receivers in 3rd Generation mobile radio. Dr. Blanz joined Qualcomm in 1998, working initially on smart antenna processing for base stations. From 1999 to 2009 he attended 3GPP as Qualcomm’s lead for radio and baseband performance. During that phase, he led internal R&D projects with focus on HSPA enhancements, such as MIMO.
Since 2009 he coordinates Qualcomm's activities in M2M/IoT standards with technical focus on M2M service layers. He was involved in the creation of oneM2M and serves as Qualcomm’s lead in oneM2M

Dr. Blanz looks back at more than 25 years of experience in communication systems design and more than 20 years of experience in standardization. He holds a Master's degree (Dipl-Ing.) and a Ph.D. degree (Dr-Ing.) in electrical engineering, both from Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Intellectual Property Rights in oneM2M


oneM2M Partners Type 1 (ARIB, ATIS, CCSA, ETSI, TIA, TSDSI, TTA, TTC) jointly own all copyright on the Technical Specifications and Technical Reports developed and approved within oneM2M.

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All the oneM2M Partners (Partners Type 1 and Partners Type 2) have the objective, within oneM2M, to create Technical Specifications and Technical Reports that are based on solutions which best meet the technical objectives of oneM2M.

The IPR policies of all oneM2M Partners support a FRAND IPR regime. These IPR policies recognize the importance of respecting the rights of owners of essential/potentially essential patents and seek to balance such rights with the ability of implementers to access essential IPRs under Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms and conditions.

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In no instance will the Partners direct, establish or set licensing terms with respect to IPRs.

Each oneM2M Member undertakes to abide by the obligations contained in the IPR Policy of its Partner Type 1. If a Member engages in oneM2M activities through more than one Partner, then the Member shall be required to comply with the IPR policies of all Partners which have admitted such a Member.

oneM2M Partners Type 2 make technical contributions either in accordance with the IPR Policy of a Partner Type 1, or in accordance with its own IPR Policy.

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Statement regarding engagement with companies added to the U.S Export Administration Regulations (EAR) entity list in oneM2M activities

Page updated on 2019/07/03

1. Public Information is Not Subject to EAR

oneM2M is based on the same structure and operating procedures as 3GPP. oneM2M is open where all contributions (including technology protected or not by patent) made by the different Individual Members under the membership of each respective Partner are publicly available. Indeed, contributions by all and any Individual Members are uploaded to a public file server when received and then the documents are effectively in the public domain. 
In addition, because membership of email distribution lists is open to all, documents and emails distributed by that means are considered to be publicly available. 
As a result, information contained in oneM2M contributions, documents, and emails distributed at oneM2M meetings or by oneM2M email distribution lists, because it is made available to the public without restrictions upon its further dissemination, is not subject to the export restrictions of the EAR. 
Meeting minutes are maintained for oneM2M meetings. Such oneM2M meeting minutes are made available to the public without restrictions upon its further dissemination. As a result, information, including conveyed orally, contained in oneM2M meetings is not subject to the export restriction of the EAR

2. Non-Public Information

Non-public information refers to the information not contained or not intended to be contained in oneM2M contributions, documents (including meeting minutes), or emails. Such non-public information may be disclosed during informal meetings, exchanges, discussions or any form of other communication outside the oneM2M meetings and email distribution lists. 

For the duration of the Temporary General License (TGL) issued by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the US Department of Commerce on May 20, 2019, there are no restrictions on the release of non-public information to companies added to the Entity List on May 16, 2019, to the extent that information is necessary to “continued operation of existying networks and equipment”, “support to existing handsets”, “cybersecurity research and vulnerability disclosure” and “engagement as necessary for the development of 5G standars by duly recognized standards body”.

3. Other Information

Certain encryption software controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), even if publicly available, may still be subject to US export controls other than the EAR.

4. Conduct of Meetings

Until further notice, the situation should be considered as "business as usual" during all the meetings called by oneM2M.

5. Responsibility of Individual Members

It should be remembered that contributions, meetings, exchanges, discussions or any form of other communication in or outside the on oneM2M meetings are of the accountability, integrity and the responsibility of each Individual Member. In addition, Individual Members remain responsible for ensuring that none of their technical contributions include classified encryption software or other information that is subject to US export control under the ITAR or other applicable US export control regulations.

Individual Members with questions regarding the impact of laws and regulations on their participation in oneM2M should contact their companies’ legal counsels.



Peter Niblett bio


Peter Niblett is the IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, responsible for the architecture and design of IBM Internet of Things and Mobile Messaging offerings, and is a member of several organizations that are developing standards for the Internet of Things.

Peter’s special areas of interest are the use of Messaging and Event Processing technologies in Mobile and Machine-to-Machine applications, and the combination of these technologies with Analytics that underpins the Internet of Things. He has worked on the development of IBM's messaging and integration products for around 20 years.

Peter is a member of the OASIS Technical Committee that has standardised the MQTT protocol and in the past led IBM's participation in the definition of the Java Message Service (JMS) programming interface, as well chairing or participating in the development of a number of Web Services standards. He is also active in the oneM2M Partnership and Continua Healthcare Alliance.

Together with Dr Opher Etzion, Peter co-authored the book Event Processing in Action (Manning Publications). Published in 2010, this book introduced the major concepts of event-driven architectures and shows how to use, design, and build event processing systems and applications.

Peter is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and in 2004 he was one of five IBM leaders recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering with the MacRobert Award for the WebSphere MQ family, the first time the most prestigious engineering award in the United Kingdom was presented for a purely software engineering achievement.

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