Excerpts of the paragraph 7.7.2 Patents from
A standard for standards –
Part 1: Development of standards –
The responsible Technical Committee or Subcommittee shall be
informed of the following:
a) any patent that is thought by any committee member to be relevant
to the standard under development; and
b) any claim that a patent is applicable to a standard, whether the
standard has been published or is under development.
BSI shall work with the Technical Committee or Subcommittee to agree the
best way to address such a claim.
A note, drawing attention to such patent rights that are known at the
time of publication, shall appear at the appropriate point in the
Material that is known to be the subject of a patent shall only be
included in a standard of national origin if it is absolutely necessary to
do so, and then the material shall not become a requirement unless the
patent holder agrees to make the material available on reasonable and
accessible and non-discriminatory terms.
For international/European standards adopted as national standards,
the rules of the relevant international body governing the inclusion of
patented material shall be followed.