IP Policy agreement

adopted 19 September 2014

Reference to the OPNFV Project is a reference to the aggregation of all of the sub-projects that are accepted by the OPNFV Technical Steering Committee (“TSC”) as a part of The Open Platform for NFV Project.

The Open Platform for NFV Project seeks to integrate and contribute back to other open source projects within the scope of an open source framework delivering the functionality needed for NFV. Based on this design goal for the OPNFV Project, the development community will:

Except as may be approved by the Board:

Except for the member's commitment to be bound by this Policy with respect to its or its employees' authorized contributions to OPNFV, no license is granted by the member to its intellectual property, and none shall be implied by general membership in the OPNFV.

If an alternative inbound or outbound license is required for compliance with the license for a leveraged open source project or is otherwise required to achieve the OPNFV Project's objectives, the Board may approve the use of an alternative license for inbound or outbound contributions on an exception basis. Please email legal@opnfv.org to obtain exception approval.