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Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-rtgwg-ordered-fib-01

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-rtgwg-ordered-fib-01.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: August 7, 2007

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Dan Lang
Title: Director, Patents and Standards IPR
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +1 408-526-6672
Fax:
Email: standards-ipr@cisco.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Framework for Loop-Free Convergence Using the Ordered Forwarding Information Base (oFIB) Approach"
(draft-ietf-rtgwg-ordered-fib)

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-rtgwg-ordered-fib-01
Date: 7 August 2007
From: Rachel Albright

Cisco is the owner of US published patent application 20050078656 relating to 
the subject matter of "Loop-free convergence using oFIB" .

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.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If this standard is adopted, Cisco will not assert any patents owned or controlled 
by Cisco against any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale 
a product that implements the standard, provided, however that Cisco retains the right 
to assert its patents (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party 
that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Cisco 
or any of Cisco's affiliates or successors in title or against any products of Cisco or 
any products of any of Cisco's affiliates either alone or in combination with other 
products; and Cisco retains the right to assert its patents against any product or 
portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the standard.

Royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that option.

For information contact:

Dan Lang
Director, Patents and Standards IPR
Cisco Systems
+1 408-526-6672
standards-ipr@cisco.com