IBM Patent Disclosure and Licensing Statement Regarding IETF RFC 2338, 'Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol' and RFC 2787, 'Defintions of Managed Objects for the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol'
The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.
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||IBM Corporation|
II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application
|Holder contact name|
|Holder contact email|
|Holder contact info||
IBM Director of Intellectual Property & Licensing
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
|RFC: RFC2338 ("Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol") RFC: RFC2787 ("Definitions of Managed Objects for the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol")|
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)||
US5371852 December 6, 1994
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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||
IBM will, upon written request, provide a nonexclusive patent license, with
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||Chuck Adams|
VII. Other Notes
RFC's 2338 & 2787
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