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IPR Details
Alcatel-Lucent's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-avt-rapid-acquisition-for-rtp-04

Submitted: October 29, 2009 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879.

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 Alcatel-Lucent

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Donald P. Dinella, Esq.
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Vice President, Business Development & Licensing
Intellectual Property & Corporate Standards
600 Mountain Avenue, PO Box 636
Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
T: 908 582 8582
F: 908 582 5060

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Other info

T: +32 3 2407617

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

draft-ietf-avt-rapid-acquisition-for-rtp ("Unicast-Based Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions")

V. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)

Date: April 30, 1996
Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

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):

Licensing Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

Subject to a license agreement being made before use of our Essential Patents (as hereinafter defined) and subject to a reciprocal license under similar conditions being available to Alcatel-Lucent and its Subsidiaries under Essential Patents of the applicant, Alcatel-Lucent hereby declares:

- Alcatel-Lucent believes that US patent 5512934 may be essential to the above named proposal and,
- if such invention is technically unavoidable to implement such IETF Standard (“Essential Patent”) resulting from the named proposal,

Alcatel-Lucent is prepared to grant licenses under such Essential Patent of Alcatel-Lucent on non-discriminatory, reasonable terms and conditions for implementation of such IETF Standard in any country where such IETF Standard is to be applied and a pertinent Essential Patent of Alcatel-Lucent or any of its Subsidiaries does exist.

Definition of Subsidiaries: “Subsidiaries” of Alcatel-Lucent shall mean all companies controlled by Alcatel-Lucent, “to control” within the meaning of this declaration means to have directly or indirectly, a controlling interest in such company, at any time after this declaration has been given and as long as such an interest exists, by owning a majority of the voting stock or equivalent voting rights.

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

Submitter name Hung C Ling
Submitter email

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