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Nokia Siemens Networks Oy's Statement about IPR related to RFC 4006

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Submitted Date: December 28, 2009

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Henry Muir
Other Info:

T: +441252865270

'III'. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name:Jonne Soininen
Other Info:

T: +358405274634

'IV'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
RFC: "Diameter Credit-Control Application"
'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):

Date: 09.08.2002
Country: US

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no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):
See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

This is to advise the IETF, in accordance with the IETF RFCs 3979 and 4879 that Nokia Siemens Networks Oy believes the Nokia Siemens Networks patent application “Charging for an IP based communication system” (US/10/524,055) (the “Disclosed Patents”), may be required to implement the following IETF contribution “Diameter Credit-Control Application” (RFC 4006) (the “Contribution”).

Subject to reciprocity and to the extent that the Contribution is incorprorated in an IETF RFC, Nokia Siemens Networks informs that Nokia Siemens Networks covenants on its behalf not to assert, against any person, 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 “Covenant”). In this context, “necessarily infringed” means that such claims are technically necessary to implement the IETF RFC in question.

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
Name:Mikko Blomroos