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Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-versteeg-avt-rapid-synchronization-for-rtp-00.txt

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:

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Submitted Date: July 23, 2008

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Dan Lang
Title: Director, Intellectual Property
Telephone: +1 408-526-6672
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Unicast-Based Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-versteeg-avt-rapid-synchronization-for-rtp-00.txt
Date: 23 July 2008 
From: 	Rachel Albright

Cisco is the owner of US Patent Application Serial No. 11/674,093 relating to the subject 
matter of "Unicast-Based Rapid Synchronization with RTP Multicast Sessions" 

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 

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

For information contact:

Dan Lang
Director, Intellectual Property
Cisco Systems
+1 408-526-6672