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Cisco's Statement about IPR Claimed in draft-ietf-bfd-mpls-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/cisco-ipr-draft-ietf-bfd-mpls-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: July 27, 2004

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Robert Barr
Title: Worldwide Patent Counsel
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: 408-525-9706
Fax:
Email: rbarr@cisco.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for MPLS Label Switched Paths (LSPs)"
(draft-ietf-bfd-mpls)

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Cisco's Statement about IPR Claimed in draft-ietf-bfd-mpls-00
Updated: 27 July 2004
From: Robert Barr 

Cisco is the owner of one or more pending patent applications relating to
the subject matter of "Using Bi-Directional Forwarding Indication as a Fault
Detection Mechanism for MPLS LSPs" . If
technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and
any claims of any Cisco patents are necessary for practicing the standard,
any party will have the right to use any such patent claims under
reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and
fully comply with the standard.

For information contact:

Robert Barr
Worldwide Patent Counsel
Cisco Systems
408-525-9706
rbarr@cisco.com