IDAC Holdings, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-bier-use-cases
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I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- IDAC Holdings, Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Bradley N. Ditty
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
Vice President and Senior Patent Executive
200 Bellevue Parkway, Suite 300
Wilmington, Delaware 19809
T: (302) 281-3653
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure
- Dirk Trossen
- Other info
T: +44 207.749.9178
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-ietf-bier-use-cases ("BIER Use Cases")Revisions: 03Sections: 3.1
V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
- Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)
PCT/US15/55553; Oct 14, 2015; PCT
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
VI. Licensing Declaration
The Patent Holder states that its position with respect to licensing any patent claims contained in the patent(s) or patent application(s) disclosed above that would necessarily be infringed by implementation of the technology required by the relevant IETF specification ("Necessary Patent Claims"), for the purpose of implementing such specification, is as follows(select one licensing declaration option only):
- See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
- Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information
IDAC Holdings, Inc. (“IDAC”) has potential intellectual property rights in one or more published and/or unpublished patent applications, as indicated in Section V herein. IDAC believes that these potential intellectual property rights may pertain to at least a portion of the subject matter of the IETF document indicated in Section IV herein. To the extent that any claim(s) of any patent issued on the published and/or unpublished applications would necessarily be infringed when implementing an IETF specification or standard in which all or part of the document is included, IDAC hereby declares that it will make available a license to such claim(s) on reasonable, reciprocal and nondiscriminatory terms and conditions to any implementer of such IETF specification or standard for making, using, selling or offering for sale products or services solely to the extent necessary to implement such IETF specification or standard.
Reciprocal means that a potential licensee, holding intellectual property rights that would necessarily be infringed by implementing any IETF specification or standard, agrees to make available to IDAC and/or its affiliates a license on reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms and conditions for making, using, selling or offering for sale products or services at least to the extent necessary to implement such IETF specification or standard.
This disclosure and declaration is not intended to act as a claim of right or assertion of infringement by IDAC and/or its affiliates. IDAC does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in Section V and accepts no liability for any damage or loss resulting from reliance on that information or this disclosure and declaration. IDAC encourages interested parties to make their own independent evaluation of the relevance of any of IDAC’s intellectual property rights.
Note: The individual submitting this template represents and warrants that he or she is authorized by the Patent Holder to agree to the above-selected licensing declaration.
VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
- Submitter name
- Bradley N. Ditty
- Submitter email
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