OOXML has been accepted by ISO as a standard, but the process was riddled with complaints and ISO's approval should be seen more as a failing of ISO than of a confirmation of OOXML.
 Related pages on en.swpat.org
- No OOXML's page of patent issues
- 2007: Patent threat looms large over OOXML
- Grokdoc: Patent rights to implement the Ecma 376 specification have not been granted
- 2008-02-??: IP Issues with OOXML - Who's Afraid of the GPL?, by Brendan Scott
- The Contradictory Nature of OOXML (includes some info on patents)
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