IPR Details
Apple Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-sekar-dns-ul-01

Submitted: November 11, 2009

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

Holder legal name
Apple Inc.

'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Richard J. Lutton Jr.
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Chief Patent Counsel
1 Infinite Loop, MS 40-PAT
Cupertino CA 95014
T: 408-996-1010

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

Stuart Cheshire
Other info

T: 408-996-1010

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

draft-sekar-dns-ul ("Dynamic DNS Update Leases")
Revisions: 01

'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)

See Additional Notes
Date: See Additional Notes
Country: See Additional Notes

Notes: Patents

AU 2005267595: issued 11/6/2008, Australia

Published Patent Applications

EP 1759516: filed 2/10/2005, European Patent Convention
HK 1102949: filed 2/10/2005, Hong Kong
WO 2006011907: filed 2/10/2005, WIPO
US 20050289240: filed 6/25/2004, USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending

'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”) is the owner of the Subject Patents/Applications listed below relating to the subject matter in the Internet Draft “Dynamic DNS Update Leases” dated August 10, 2006 <draft-sekar-dns-ul-01.txt>. If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF ("the Standard") and any claims of the Subject Patents are necessary for practicing the Standard, any party will have the right to use any such patent claims (“Subject Claims”) under reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply with the Standard.

The reasonable, non-discriminatory terms are:

If the Standard is adopted by IETF, Apple will not assert the Subject Claims against any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale a product that implements and fully complies with the Standard, provided, however that Apple retains the right to assert the Subject Claims (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Apple or any of Apple's affiliates or successors in title; and Apple retains the right to assert the Subject Claims against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the Standard.

Royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that option.

“Subject Patents/Applications” means Patent AU 2005267595, and Published Patent Applications EP 1759516, HK 1102949, WO 2006011907and US 20050289240.

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
Sanjay S. Gadkari
Submitter email

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