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Toshiba Corporation Joins the G.729 Consortium

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| Sipro Lab Telecom (Sipro), the G.729 Patent Pool Licensing Administrator, is
| pleased to announce that Toshiba Corporation has joined the G.729 Consortium.
| The G.729 Consortium now represents and pools together the intellectual
| property rights (IPR) essential to this ITU-T standard of France Telecom,
| Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
| Universite de Sherbrooke, and Toshiba Corporation -- all recognized industry
| leaders in the area of speech coding and processing solutions.
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http://www.quamnet.com/newscontent.a...ticleId=897586

Other companies like Google did something similar recently. This shows why the
patent system is broken.
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