The Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) is a Java programming language API for creating web services, particularly SOAP services. JAX-WS is one of the Java XML programming APIs. It's a part of the Java SE and Java EE platforms.
Licensing and Governance
JAX-WS is licensed under a dual license - CDDL 1.1 and GPL 2.0 with Class-path Exception. That means you can choose which one of the two suits your needs better and use it under those terms.