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Nortel Networks Limited Statement of IPR regarding draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop-00

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Submitted Date: January 12, 2010

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Nortel Networks Limited
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Mark Hearn
Other Info:

IP Licensing

'III'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft: "Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Interoperability with Provider Backbone Bridges"
'IV'. 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):

US patent application no. 12/104598 (publication no.20090041023)
GB patent no. 2451738

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no
'V'. 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:

In the event that the technology in this document is included in a
standard adopted by IETF based on the Internet Draft and to the extent
the above referenced patents have issued and any issued claim of the
patent covers and is necessary to practice the resulting IETF RFC
standard, Nortel Networks is willing to make available licenses on fair,
reasonable, reciprocal, and non-discriminatory terms under such
necessary claims for full compliance with the resulting IETF RFC

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.
'VI'. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
Name:Michelle Lee