IPR Details
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault-07

Submitted: October 6, 2011

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'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)

'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Tage Lövgren
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Licensing and Patent Development
Ericsson AB
SE 164 80 Stockholm, Sweden
T: +46 10 7198151

'III'. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Joakim Movander
Other info

T: +46 10 7133687

'IV'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates

draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault ("MPLS Fault Management Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM)")
Revisions: 07

'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)

Date: 2009-05-25
Country: PCT

Notes: The licensing declaration applies also to possible corresponding patent applications and patents filed anywhere.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

In case an RFC or later document along the IETF standards track based on draft-ietf-mpls-tp fault-07 will be covered by a patent based on PCT/SE2009/050627 a license to such patent will be available to all implementers on the terms and conditions of Licensing Declaration option b) in the IETF Licensing Declaration Template.

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
Tage Lövgren
Submitter email

'VIII'. Other Notes

Additional notes

The Patent Holder thinks PCT/SE2009/050627 as filed and as published does not cover draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault-03 or later revisions thereot up to 07.
Presently the Patent Holder thinks it is very arguable if it is possible that any patent based on PCT/SE2009/050627 might ultimately cover any RFC or later document along the IETF standards track based on draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault-07. Still, this IPR disclosure is made now to clarify what was meant with "option b" in the original disclosure and to safeguard transparency and availability of RF licenses to such patent according to option b) in the IETF License Declartion Template, to all implementers in case an RFC or later document along the IETF standards track, based on draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault-03 or later versions up to 07, would be covered by a patent based on PCT/SE2009/050627.

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