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Apple Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-pantos-http-live-streaming-00

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Submitted Date: May 5, 2009

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Apple Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Richard J. Lutton, Jr.
Title: Chief Patent Counsel
Department:
Address1: One Infinite Loop, MS 40-PAT
Address2: Cupertino, CA 95014-2084
Telephone: 408-996-1010
Fax:
Email: rlutton@apple.com
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Roger Pantos
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: 408-996-1010
Fax:
Email: http-live-streaming-review@group.apple.com
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"HTTP Live Streaming"
(draft-pantos-http-live-streaming-00)
V. 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): n/a
Date(s) granted or applied for: n/a
Country: n/a
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B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: YES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:
No information submitted
VI. 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:

Apple Inc. (“Apple”) has one or more pending unpublished patent applications
that include one or more claims that Apple believes may be essential for
implementing technology set forth in Informational Internet Draft “HTTP Live Streaming” (“Essential Claims”). In the event that these patents issue, Apple
agrees, upon written request from a party, to negotiate with that party a
non-sublicenseable license to the Essential Claims under reasonable and
non-discriminatory terms and conditions, solely to the extent necessary to
implement required portions of the Informational Internet Draft, provided that
the party grants a reciprocal license to Apple and provided that the license
terminates if the party initiates a claim of patent infringement, directly
or indirectly, against Apple, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates.

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.
VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form (if different from the Contact Information above)
Name: Roger Pantos
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: 408-996-1010
Fax:
Email: http-live-streaming-review@group.apple.com
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted