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ZTE Corporation's Statement about IPR related to draft-chen-l2vpn-vpls-etree-vlan-01

Only those sections of the "Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Specific IPR Disclosures" where the submitter provided information are displayed.

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: May 9, 2012

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: ZTE Corporation
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: IPR Manager
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +86-755-26776610
Fax:
Email: licensing@zte.com.cn
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: IPR Manager
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +86-755-26776610
Fax:
Email: licensing@zte.com.cn
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Automatic VLAN allocation in E-tree"
(draft-chen-l2vpn-vpls-etree-vlan-01)
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Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s): unpublished pending patent application
Date(s) granted or applied for: unpublished pending patent application
Country: China
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: YES
C. If an Internet-Draft or RFC includes multiple parts and it is not reasonably apparent which part of such Internet-Draft or RFC is alleged to be covered by the patent information disclosed in Section V(A) or V(B), it is helpful if the discloser identifies here the sections of the Internet-Draft or RFC that are alleged to be so covered:
No information submitted
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:

If any claim of any patent owned or controlled by ZTE or its Affiliates is essential on a technical ground to the standard adopted by IETF, ZTE on behalf of itself and its Affiliates hereby covenant not to assert any such claim against any party for making, using, selling, offering for sale or importing a product that implements the corresponding part of the standard. However, nothing herein shall preclude ZTE or any of its Affiliates from asserting the above mentioned patent claims against any party that asserts directly or indirectly a patent it owns or controls against ZTE and/or its Affiliates, or against any products of ZTE or its Affiliates either alone or in combination with other products.
FRAND royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that option.

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 (if different from the Contact Information above)
Name: IPR Manager
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +86-755-26776610
Fax:
Email: licensing@zte.com.cn
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted