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Author: cordob Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 167  
Subject: Re: New "Clipper" attack by INGR Date: 12/17/2002 5:25 PM
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There is a pdf (23 pages) on the Intergraph website:

http://www.intergraph.com/intel/Settlement%20Sale%20of%20Tech%20and%20License%20Agmt.pdf

on page 2:
1.10 "INtergraph System Patents" means US patents claims 37 and 38 of
4,899,275; all claims of 4,933,835 and all claims of 5,091,846


on page 8:
4.3 Intel Computer Systems: Intergraph hereby grants to Intel under the
Intergraph System Patents, on a claim by claim basis as set forth in section 1.6,
a personal, non-exclusive, irrevocable and perpetual non-transferable, royalty free,
worldwide license, without the right to sublicense, for Intel Computer Systems,
to : .........


then on page 15:
5.1 Intel acknowledges that Intergraph's intent is to seek payment for patent license
agreements from vendors of Computer Systems including OEM customers. Intel agrees
that any attempt to license such OEM Customers under the Intergraph System Patents
by itself shall not be a material breach of this Agreement. During the term of this
Agreement, Intel agrees not to interfere with any third party licensing
activity of Intergraph ...... (etc etc)


So it is these 3 patents Integraph is pursuing with Dell e.a. and from the
above it is clear that Intel cannot bail them out if there is a valid claim.

Cheers
Cor
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