IPR Details
IBM's Patent Claim on CALSCH

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Submitted: January 30, 1998 under the rules in RFC 2026

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I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name IBM Corp.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Bruce Clay
Holder contact email bclay@us.ibm.com
Holder contact info

Director of Patent Licensing
North Castle Drive, Armonk, N.Y., 10504

III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates

Designations for Other Contributions

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)

Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending 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):

Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

This is to advise the IETF that IBM is willing to grant licenses under our
patents which may be applicable to the calendaring and scheduling (C&S)
standards being developed in the IETF. This would include the IBM patent
#5428784, Method and Apparatus For Linking Electronic Mail And An Electronic
Calendar To Provide A Dynamic Response To An Electronic Mail Message.

In this regard, if implementations of the C&S specifications from the CALSCH
committee infringe patents issued to IBM, IBM agrees upon written request to
grant a non-exclusive license under such patents on a nondiscriminatory basis
and on reasonable terms and conditions.

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

Submitter name Bruce Clay
Submitter email bclay@us.ibm.com

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