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Submitted Date: March 24, 2009

I. Possible Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Yakov Rekhter
Telephone: 914 235-2128
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Multicast in MPLS/BGP IP VPNs"
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): Patent 6,078,590 (
Date(s) granted or applied for: June 2000
Country: USA
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: YES
C. If an Internet-Draft or RFC includes multiple parts and it is not reasonably apparent which part of such Internet-Draft or RFC is alleged to be covered by the patent information disclosed in Section V(A) or V(B), it is helpful if the discloser identifies here the sections of the Internet-Draft or RFC that are alleged to be so covered:

The section in the draft on PIM Join attribute may be covered by the patent