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IPR Details
Apple's Patent Statement pertaining to draft-ietf-ssm-arch-02.txt entitled 'Source Specific Multicast for IP.'

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.

Submitted: March 10, 2003 under the rules in RFC 2026.

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.

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name Apple Computer, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Edward W. Scott, IV
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Director of Patents
Senior Patent Counsel, Apple Computer, Inc.
1 Infinite Loop, MS 3-PAT
Cupertino, CA 95014-2084
T: (408) 974-9453
F: (408) 974-5436

III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates

draft-ietf-ssm-arch ("Source-Specific Multicast for IP")

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

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 Number 5,517,494

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending 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):

Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

If this protocol is approved as an IETF Standard, licenses will be available to any party on reasonable, nondiscriminatory terms, on condition of reciprocity and defensive use, for a compliant implementation of the protocol.

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

Submitter name
Submitter email

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