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

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Submitted Date: October 29, 2009

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Alcatel-Lucent
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Donald P. Dinella, Esq.
Title: Vice President, Business Development & Licensing
Department: Intellectual Property & Corporate Standards
Address1: 600 Mountain Avenue, PO Box 636
Address2: Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
Telephone: 908 582 8582
Fax: 908 582 5060
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Telephone: +32 3 2407617
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Unicast-Based Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions"
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): 5,512,934
Date(s) granted or applied for: April 30, 1996
Country: USA
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: NO
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):
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 (if different from the Contact Information above)
Name: Hung C Ling
Department: Intellectual Property & Corporate Standards
Address1: 600 Mountain Avenue, P.O. Box 636
Address2: Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
Telephone: +1 9085824734
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted