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Toshiba's Patent Statement pertaining to MPLS

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Submitted Date: December 28, 2001

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Toshiba Corporation
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Takashi Nakayama
Email:
Other Info:
(address,phone,etc)

General Manager
Intellectual Property Division

III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:MPLS
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):

USP 5,822,319 and 6,104,713

Notes: These patents may cover proposed Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) RFC's in
the area of MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching).

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no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

Toshiba Corporation ("Toshiba") understands the importance of widespread
use of the RFC's in the area of MPLS, and Toshiba is willing upon request
to grant a non-exclusive license on system, apparatus or any other things
covered by the RFC's in the area of MPLS under such patents mentioned above
on a non-discriminatory basis and on reasonable terms and conditions with
the RFC 2026, and provided that such licensee obtaining such license from
Toshiba agrees to license to Toshiba its patents necessary for Toshiba to
practice the above mentioned specification, if any, on a reciprocal basis.

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
Name:kouichi Noguchi
Email:kouichi.noguchi@toshiba.com