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Re: Disclosure of IPR that "might" be relevant

From: Todd S. Glassey <Todd.Glassey@www.meridianus.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 16:55:32 -0700
Message-ID: <005701bed49d$b752bf40$0b0aff0c@lab.gmtsw.com>
To: "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>, "Scott McLeod \(by way of \"Joseph M. Reagle Jr.\" <reagle@w3.org>\)" <smcleod@factpoint.com>
Cc: <smcleod@factpoint.com>
Virtually all of the timestamping patents are key here as well - and will
likely blow some of the document signing patents that have been recently
applied for, cleanly out of the water.


----- Original Message -----
From: Scott McLeod (by way of "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>)
To: IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Cc: <smcleod@factpoint.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 1999 2:49 PM
Subject: Disclosure of IPR that "might" be relevant

> We have intellectual property rights which may be related to the signing
> HTML and XML documents. These are embodied in two patent applications
> in the current year and possibly other future patents.
> It is our intention to license any aspects of these patents relevant to
> work of the digital signature group to W3C members and members of the XML
> digital signature group under fair, nominal and non-discriminatory terms.
> We will disclose the filed patents after we have finished amending the
> claims.
> We expect that any future patents derived from technology developed or
> currently planned will either not affect the XML signature group effort,
> have only a complimentary effect.
> ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
>  Scott C McLeod       :  smcleod "at" Factpoint.com
>  Managing Architect   :  781-685-1626
>  Factpoint, Inc.      :  "Dream often and dream big!"
Received on Thursday, 22 July 1999 19:43:01 UTC

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