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Research in Motion's Statement regarding IPR claimed in draft-bakker-sipping-3gpp-ims-xml-body-handling

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

This IPR disclosure does not comply with the formal requirements of Section 6, "IPR Disclosures," of RFC 3979, "Intellectual Property Rights in IETF Technology."

Sections I, II, and IV of "The Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Legacy" have been completed for this IPR disclosure. Additional information may be available in the original submission.

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available further down, and also here:

This IPR disclosure has been updated by IPR disclosure ID #1230, "Research in Motion Limited's Statement about IPR related to draft-bakker-sipping-3gpp-ims-xml-body-handling-03".

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Submitted Date: November 2, 2009

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Research in Motion
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: James Harlan
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Specification of 3GPP IM CN Subsystem XML body handling"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Research in Motion's IPR claimed in draft-bakker-sipping-3gpp-ims-xml-body-handling
Date: November 2, 2009

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder"): 

Research in Motion Limited

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application:

Brian Rivers, +1-519-888-7465 x78060,

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

John-Luc Bakker, +1-972-373-1761,

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


V. Disclosure of Patent Information (i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by section 6 of RFC3979)

A. US Patent App. No. 12/256169 filed on 10/27/2007.  
B. Published? Yes

VI. Licensing Declaration:
To the extent that the reference in IV., supra, is incorporated in an IETF RFC, 
Research in Motion informs that it and its Affiliates will make a license 
available on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory ("FRAND") terms and 
conditions based on reciprocity to all persons desiring to implement such IETF 
RFC for those claims of the Disclosed Patents only that would, in the absence of 
a license, be necessarily infringed by the use of a right (e.g. making, using, 
selling, importing, distribution, copying, etc) with respect to a technology 
implementing such IETF RFC (the "License").  In this context, "necessarily 
infringed" means that such claims are technically necessary to implement the 
IETF RFC in question.

"Affiliate" of Research in Motion means any legal entity that is for the time 
being directly or indirectly controlled by Research in Motion Limited.  Control 
in this context, exists where one entity owns more than fifty percent (50%) of 
the voting stock or equity in another entity, or regardless of stock or equity 
ownership, is otherwise able to direct its affairs or to appoint a majority of 
the members of the board of directors or an equivalent body to determine the 
course of action of the entity by virtue of its voting or other rights. Such 
entities shall only be deemed to be Affiliates, hereunder for as long as such 
control exists.
VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
James Harlan, +1-972-910-3126,