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

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Submitted Date: March 10, 2003

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Apple Computer, Inc.
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Edward W. Scott, IV
Email:iplaw@apple.com
Other Info:
(address,phone,etc)

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:
Internet-Draft: "Source-Specific Multicast for IP"
(draft-ietf-ssm-arch)
'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):

U.S. Patent Number 5,517,494

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no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

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
Name:
Email: