A few weeks ago, the White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB)  proposed revisions to Circular A-119 entitled “Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities.”  In this post we provide an overview of OMB’s proposed 60+-page revised Circular A-119.

Last revised in 1998, Circular A-119

Yesterday marked the start of the long-awaited Microsoft-Motorola RAND breach of contract jury trial, taking place before Judge James L. Robart in the Western District of Washington.  Over the next week or so, the jury will hear testimony on whether Motorola breached its IEEE- and ITU-related RAND obligations through its licensing negotiations and course of