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Hifn's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-friend-tls-lzs-compression, RFC1967, RFC1974, RFC2118, RFC2395, and RFC3078

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This IPR disclosure has been updated by IPR disclosure ID #519, "Hifn's Statement on IPR Claimed in LZS and MPPC compression algorithms".

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Submitted Date: April 2, 2004

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Hifn
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Robert C. Friend
Other Info:

750 University Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95032

'III'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft: "Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Compression Using Lempel-Ziv-Stac (LZS)"
RFC: "IP Payload Compression Using LZS"
RFC: "PPP LZS-DCP Compression Protocol (LZS-DCP)"
RFC: "Microsoft Point-To-Point Encryption (MPPE) Protocol"
RFC: "Microsoft Point-To-Point Compression (MPPC) Protocol"
RFC: "PPP Stac LZS Compression Protocol"
'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):

U.S. patent numbers 4,701,745, 5,003,307, 5,016,009, 5,126,739,
5,146,221, 5,414,425, 5,414,850, 5,463,390, 5,506,580, 5,532,694.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no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

Software licenses for a reference implementation are available for
use in IPPCP, IPSec, PPP, in addition to TLS applications at no cost.

Software licenses are available on a non-discriminatory basis.
Hardware implementations are also available. For more information,
contact Hifn at the address listed with the author's address.

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