IEEE P1735 Working Group Meeting of July 9, 2012

Meeting Info

Conference Bridge and Live-Meeting


  • Attending
    • Steven Dovich, Cadence DR
    • Jeff Fox, Altera DR
    • Dave Graubart, Synopsys DR
    • Ray Martin, Xilinx DR
    • Jarek Kaczynski, Aldec DR
    • Karlton Lau, Xilinx
    • Dave Clemans, Synopsys DRA
    • Michael Smith, Synopsys DRA
    • Parminder Gill, Synopsys DRA

  • Not Attending
    • Joe Daniels, P1735 Technical Editor
    • John Shields, Mentor DR
    • Premduth Vidyanandan, Xilinx
    • Nick Sgoupis, CAST
    • Albert Chiang, Synopsys
    • Nitin Khurana, Cadence DRA
    • David Pena, Cadence
    • Gary Delp, Accellera/Silver Loon Systems
    • Bin Dai, Xilinx
    • Ruchi Tyagi, Cadence DRA
    • Syed Huq, Cisco
    • William A Hanna, Boeing
    • Meera Srinivasan, Synopsys
    • Jim Robinson, Synopsys
    • NSS Subramanian, Cadence
    • David Tran, Synopsys


  1. Determine Quorum
  2. Patent slides
  3. Approve agenda
  4. Approval of Meeting minutes from 06/25/2012
  5. Action Items Status
  6. Liaison Reports
  7. Inter-operability Issues
  8. License Management
  9. Key Management
  10. Rights Management
  11. Common Rights and Visibility
  12. Work Plan
  13. Other Business
  14. Adjourn



We have 6/6 eligible entities, and have a working quorum.

Patent Policy

The Patent slides were offered for review.

No new claims were disclosed at the call for essential patent claims. During the period since the last meeting Jeff added one additional patent to the Altera list: 7409652.

Agenda Approval

Motion by Jarek, seconded by Dave G. Motion is approved.

Previous Minutes

Dave G moved and Ray seconded the approval of the June 25, 2012 minutes. The motion was approved.

Action Item Review

Steven reviewed the open action items.

Liaison Reports

Jarek reported no activity in P1076 in the past two weeks.

Steven reported that P1800 is still in ballot comment review.

Steven and Joe attended a meeting on Supporting Materials in published standards on June 26, 2012.


No activity to report.

License Management

No activity to report.

Key Management

No activity to report.

Rights Management

Common Rights and Visibility

John gave an overview of the error-handling rights proposal. Steven asked if the notspecified value was intended to maintain a low barrier to tool vendors for participation in the standard framework, and John acknowledged that was the intent. Steven suggested that this should be a common idiom for our rights specification(s).

Work Plan

Task Requirements/White Paper Writer-ready Specification
Use Model 02-Jul-2008 ???
Trust Model ??? ???
Interoperability 24-Aug-2009 26-Jan-2010
License Management 19-Apr-2011 ???
Visibility Management 23-Jul-2010 ???
Key Management 18-Oct-2010 12-Aug-2011
Rights Control Structures 27-Jun-2011 ???
Common Rights 23-Jul-2011 ???

Other Business

Jeff presented an IP Producer perspective on access to protected IP. The group discussed options for controlling access to the key. The authorization framework on the last slide is a common requirement for IP Producers when managing the risk of loss for their IP. The group discussed the impact which a more detailed control scheme would have on the standard and the marketplace. Steven encouraged further discussion on the email reflector.

Next Meeting

The next P1735 meeting is scheduled for July 23, 2012 at 16:00UTC.

Tentative Agenda

  1. Determine Quorum
  2. Patent slides
  3. Approve agenda
  4. Approval of Meeting minutes from 07/09/2012
  5. Action Items Status
  6. Liaison Reports
  7. Meeting Schedule
  8. Inter-operability Issues
  9. License Management
  10. Key Management
  11. Rights Management
  12. Common Rights and Visibility
  13. Work Plan
  14. Other Business
  15. Adjourn


Motion by Ray, second by Jeff. Approved by acclamation at 17:44UTC


These minutes are unapproved.

-- StevenDovich - 2012-07-09

Topic revision: r2 - 2012-07-09 - 16:49:53 - StevenDovich
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