IPR Details
QUALCOMM Incorporated's General License Statement

Submitted: July 20, 2009

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

Holder legal name
QUALCOMM Incorporated

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Thomas R. Rouse
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

VP, QTL Patent Counsel
Qualcomm Technology Licensing
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
T: 858-587-1121

III. 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)


B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending

IV. Statement


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 box below for licensing declaration.

Licensing information, comments, notes or URL for further information:

This letter affirms that Digital Fountain, Inc. (Digital Fountain), in
accordance with long-established practice, will offer patent licenses for
submissions made by it that are adopted or recommended as a standard by the
IETF as follows:

If part(s) of a submission by Digital Fountain is (are) incorporated in an
IETF standard and Digital Fountain has patents and/or pending patent
applications that are essential for the implementation of such included
part(s), Digital Fountain is prepared to grant, on the basis of reciprocity
(grantback), a nonexclusive license on such included part(s) on reasonable,
non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Thomas R. Rouse
Submitter email

VI. Other Notes

Additional notes

Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired Digital Fountain and all owned IPR. As such, this general license statement supersedes the previous general license statement made by Digital Fountain on July 27,2005 located here: https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/617/.

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