Ecma International is an industry association founded in 1961
and dedicated to the standardization of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) and Consumer Electronics (CE).
The Ecma procedures consist of a set of By-laws, Rules and a Code of Conduct in Patent Matters and the associated Patent Statement and Licencing Declaration Form (available here in WORD format and here in PDF format).
For the patent policy of Ecma standards approved before December 3, 2009, you may also consult the Historical Code of Conduct in Patent Matters.
The Patent Statement and Licencing Declaration Form are available here (in WORD format) and here (in PDF format).
On June 17, 2010 the Ecma General Assembly approved an experimental software copyright policy. This policy is being applied by Ecma TC39.
On June 10, 2013, the Ecma General Assembly approved an experimental Royalty Free Patent Policy for Ecma TC39.