Yes. Most MIPI specifications are confidential and may only be disclosed as authorized by MIPI Alliance. MIPI Alliance has authorized the disclosure of confidential MIPI specifications to non-members only in limited circumstances, such as to contractors assisting MIPI members with the development of “Compliant Portions,” or as minimally necessary for the purposes of creating support documentation for a Compliant Portion. Disclosure of specifications and material derived from specifications to non-members is generally prohibited. Further, as described in the first question in this section, the party that implements an IP block in a product is likely to be the party that creates a Compliant Portion (i.e., not the IP block vendor), and this party must be a member in order to be a beneficiary of the licensing regime set out in the MIPI Membership Agreement.

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