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

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

Sections I, II, and IV of "The Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Legacy" have been completed for this IPR disclosure. Additional information may be available in the original submission.

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available further down, and also here:
http://www.ietf.org/ietf-ftp/IPR/Nortel-ipr-draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop-00.txt.

Update this IPR disclosure. Note: Updates to IPR disclosures must only be made by authorized representatives of the original submitters. Updates will automatically be forwarded to the current Patent Holder's Contact and to the Submitter of the original IPR disclosure.

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
Title: IP Licensing
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email: hearnm@nortel.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Interoperability with Provider Backbone Bridges"
(draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop-00)

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Nortel Networks Limited Statement of IPR regarding draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop-00
Date: January 18, 2010
Submitter: "Michelle Lee" 

Nortel Networks Limited is the owner of pending US patent application
no. 12/104598(publication no.20090041023) and GB patent no.2451738,
entitled "Method and Apparatus for VPLS and Ethernet Networks", that may
be relevant to the IETF Internet Draft:
Title: VPLS Interoperability with Provider Backbone Bridges
draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop
Tag: < draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop >
http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-l2vpn-pbb-vpls-interop-00.txt

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
standard.

Requests may be addressed to:
Mark Hearn, IP Licensing
Nortel Networks
2221 Lakeside Boulevard, M/S 991/14/B20
Richardson, Texas 75082 USA
hearnm@nortel.com

My contact information is set out below.

Michelle Lee
Nortel Networks
IP Counsel
5945 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON Canada L4V 1R9
Email: mleelaw@nortel.com