About adoption of standards

TSDSI enters into agreements with other standards bodies where by TSDSI gets the right to convert the latter’s specifications into its own specifications. Such adoption agreements contain conditions which apply to the conversion. Typically, the copyright is retained by the owner organization. Patent policy of the owner organization applies for the patents contained in the adopted standards.

Conversion of the specifications into TSDSI standards is done through the process of transposition which involves, inter-alia, putting TSDSI numbers for each specification, incorporating appropriate disclaimers, statements on copyrights and patent policy etc.

Details of the patent policy and the declared patents are required to be obtained from the concerned standards body if the same are not available on their respective website.