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Matsushita's Patent Claim on RFC2305 ( A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail)

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Submitted Date: November 4, 1998

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Matsushita Graphic Commun
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Mr. Toshio Yoshida
Other Info:

Intellectual Property Department
Matsusita Graphic Communication Systems, Inc.
2-3-8 Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0064 JAPAN
F: +81 3 5434 7160

'III'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
RFC: "A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail"
Designations for Other Contributions:A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail
'IV'. Disclosure of Patent Information (i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979)
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s):

USP 5812278

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no
'V'. Licensing Declaration
The Patent Holder states that its position with respect to licensing any patent claims contained in the patent(s) or patent application(s) disclosed above that would necessarily be infringed by implementation of the technology required by the relevant IETF specification ("Necessary Patent Claims"), for the purpose of implementing such specification, is as follows(select one licensing declaration option only):
See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

To the extent that Matsushita Graphic Communication Systems, Inc.(MGCS)
has existing patent right USP 5812278 or may in the future obtain patent
rights which are relative to RFC 2305, MGCS will grant a non-exclusive
license with other parties on a non-discriminatory basis on reasonable
terms and conditions (in according with paragraph 10.3.3 of the RFC 2026).
In the event that such parties might also have or claim rights with respect
to RFC 2305 content, they must also agree to grant licenses under its own
patents to MGCS on non-discriminatory basis on reasonable terms and

Note: The individual submitting this template represents and warrants that he or she is authorized by the Patent Holder to agree to the above-selected licensing declaration.
'VI'. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form