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Re: Paent notice in 802.16 paper ubmission template

I agree with Jim that including the IEEE Patent Policy disclaimer would be a
good mechanism to ensure everyone is aware of the policy.

--Paul Nikolich

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Carlo <>
To: IEEE802 <>
Cc: Denise Pribula <>; Gary Robinson <>
Sent: Sunday, December 19, 1999 1:07 PM
Subject: Paent notice in 802.16 paper ubmission template

> I note below that Roger Marks, chair of 802.16, has added the following
> statement to the preferred template for all paper submissions within IEEE
> 802.16.
> I think this is a good idea and lets everyone know what the policy is.
> Comments?
> The following goes at the bottom of the cover page of an 802.16
> contribution:
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> IEEE Patent Policy
> The contributor is familiar with the IEEE Patent Policy, which is set
> in the IEEE-SA Standards Board Bylaws
> and includes the statement:
> "IEEE standards may include the known use of patent(s), including patent
> applications, if there is technical justification in the opinion of the
> standards-developing committee and provided the IEEE receives assurance
> the patent holder that it will license applicants under reasonable terms
> conditions for the purpose of implementing the standard."
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Jim Carlo( Cellular:1-214-693-1776 Voice&Fax:1-214-853-5274
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> Chair, IEEE802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee