I'm trying to do some research into what companies claim to have IPR on wcdma. Of course there is a difference between IPR and essential IPR. So far my findings are:According to http://www.itu.int/imt/2-radio-dev/proposals/j/j.pdf posted by Chapman208.Companies with IPR that relate to the wcdma standard according to this posted link. Qualcomm's does not include duplicates. I counted only original patents.Airtouch 15CASIO 2DDI 1Fujitsu 4Hitachi 3Matsushita 6Mitsubishi 1Motorola 10NEC 2Nokia 5NTT 39OKI 5Samsung 3Siemens 2Sony 8TI 1Qualcomm 163Now these are just the companies that are listed on this document. There are other companies who also claim to have IPR rights to 3g. These includeIDC (does Nokia also have claim to some of idc patents?)AdicomEriccsonUMTS IPR Working Group include:AirTouch Communications, Bell Atlantic Mobile, Bell Mobility, Bell South Cellular Corp., Cable and Wireless, China Telecom, De Te Mobil, DDI Corporation, IDO Corporation, NTT DoCoMo, Sprint PCS, SingTel Mobile, Telia Mobile, Telecom Italia MobileOther could include ??NortelLucentWhat about chinese companies? Especially in regard to td-scdma?According to the etsi website, for those that don't know what etsi is:ETSI (the European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is a non-profit making organization whose mission is to produce the telecommunications standards that will be used for decades to come throughout Europe and beyond.http://www.etsi.org/IPRDb/iprcomp.idcThe following companies have undertaken to grant licences on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms for the IPRs contained in this database. Select one company for details (last update: 2001-01-24). 3COM Corporation AirTouch Communications Alcatel Ascom Management AG AT&T BT Canon CCETT CCL/ITRI Cellnet CP8 Transac De Te Mobil GmbH Digital Voice Systems Inc. (DVSI) Ericsson Ericsson Mobile Communications France Telecom Fujitsu Limited Gemplus Golden Bridge Technology (GBT) Grundig E.M.V. Guy Le Nouveau Hitachi Ltd. Hughes Network Systems Innovatron INRIA IRT Italtel Spa KPN Libertel Groep B.V. Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications Inc. Lucent Technologies Inc. Lupa Finances Marconi Communications Ltd. Matra Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Motorola NEC Corporation Net Insight Nexus Telocation Systems, Ltd. Nokia Nokia Corporation Nortel Northern Telecom Ltd. NTT OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. Omnipoint Panasonic Philips Qualcomm Inc. Robert Bosch GmbH Rockwell Semiconductor Systems Salbu Research & Development (pty) Ltd. Samsung Electronics Corporation (SEC) Schlumberger Systèmes Siemens Sun Microsystems, Inc. Telchemy Télédiffusion de France Telefunken Sendertechnik GmbH Telia AB Texas Instruments Thomson-CSF Wi-Lan Inc. Any thoughts?????Raz
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