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3COM's patent announcement pertainingg to the Internet-Draft borella-attn-dnat-xx

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Submitted Date: December 16, 1998

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: 3Com Corporation
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Mr. Richard Baker
Email:Richard_Baker@3com.com
Other Info:
(address,phone,etc)

Director of IP Licensing
3Com Marlborough
350 Campus Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
T: 508-323-1085

III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft: "Distributed Network Address Translation"
(draft-borella-aatn-dnat)
IV. 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:

3Com Corporation owns one or more patent applications which may cover
technology discussed in 3Com's submission "draft-borella-aatn-dnat-01.txt"
relating to distributed or host-based network address translation. 3Com
intends to make licenses available under any patents it may obtain that
cover technology necessary to implement an IETF standard relating to
distributed or host-based network address translation under reasonable
and non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

3Com's willingness to grant such licenses to a particular licensee,
however, is conditioned upon receiving reciprocity from such licensee with
respect to any patents it may own that cover technology necessary to
practice a standard.

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.
V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
Name:Mike Borella
Email:Mike_Borella@mw.3com.com