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EtherNet/IPTM, DeviceNetTM, CompoNetTM, ControlNetTM, Know-How Hub, Governing Documents and Policies, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)TM, Join
Updated on: May 31, 2016 11:00
ODVA Terms of Usage Agreement
Pub 206
EtherNet/IPTM, DeviceNetTM, CompoNetTM, ControlNetTM, Know-How Hub, Governing Documents and Policies, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)TM
Updated on: August 28, 2018 09:50
Policy Regarding Compliant Products

Pub 8

ODVA seeks to ensure, to the greatest extent practicable, that products implementing ODVA’s technical specifications and technical standards (collectively, the "Specifications") comply with the Specifications and interoperate in multi-vendor systems. The purpose of the Policy Regarding Compliant Products (“Policy”) is to provide clear rules regarding the rights and obligations of all Licensed Vendors of ODVA technologies to produce Compliant Products, and obtain and maintain a Declaration of Conformity issued by ODVA. This relates to the Specifications, Conformance and adjunct testing, Declarations of Conformity and Advisory Declarations in order to promote the widest possible deployment of ODVA technologies by industry by helping to ensure that product implementations of ODVA technologies comply with the Specifications and that Compliant Products interoperate in multi-vendor systems.

This document is the complete and exclusive statement of the ODVA Policy Regarding Compliant Products. All Licensed Vendors shall be subject to this Policy and it shall operate in concert with their Terms of Usage Agreements.

EtherNet/IPTM, DeviceNetTM, CompoNetTM, ControlNetTM, Know-How Hub, Governing Documents and Policies, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)TM
Updated on: September 30, 2015 14:50
Policy Regarding Intellectual Property

Pub 207

ODVA seeks to ensure that, to the greatest extent practicable, the technical specifications and technical standards (collectively, the "Specifications") it develops, as well as the other work product it develops, including, but not limited to, white papers or other publications, test plans, software applications, and developer toolkits (“Other ODVA Material”), remain vendor-neutral, open, and vibrant, while at the same time recognizing and protecting the legitimate intellectual property rights of its Members and other contributors of intellectual property. The purpose of this policy pertaining to intellectual property (“Policy”) is to provide clear rules regarding the rights and obligations of all ODVA Members and other ODVA contributors regarding intellectual property as it relates to ODVA Specifications and Other ODVA Material, in order to promote the development, adoption, and the widest possible deployment of the best Specifications and Other ODVA Material by Licensed Vendors. 

EtherNet/IPTM, Know-How Hub, Technical Overview or White Paper, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)TM
Updated on: September 30, 2015 15:30
Quick Start for Vendors

Pub 213

EtherNet/IPTM, DeviceNetTM, CompoNetTM, ControlNetTM, Know-How Hub, Governing Documents and Policies, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)TM
Updated on: November 02, 2017 10:09
Technology Management for Conformance Test Policy (Addendum to PUB8 Policy Regarding Compliant Products)

Pub 261