Re: Draft "Convince your boss" note for IETF participants

Derek Atkins <derek@ihtfp.com> Wed, 28 September 2022 19:03 UTC

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Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:03:18 -0400
Subject: Re: Draft "Convince your boss" note for IETF participants
From: "Derek Atkins" <derek@ihtfp.com>
To: "Leif Johansson" <leifj@sunet.se>
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On Wed, September 28, 2022 2:54 pm, Leif Johansson wrote:
[snip]
> In my experience prospective participants seem to get stuck on two things
>
> - getting permission from legal
> - finding the value proposition
>
> The latter depends on which industry you are in.
>
> As for the former I suggest including some pointers to how to talk to your
> councel about IPR issues.

Indeed, this latter issue has been mine for a while, which is why I have
not attended in a while.  It's very hard to answer in the affirmative when
the question is "will anyone you meet buy our products?".

>
> 	Cheers Leif

-derek

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