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Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-kim-ecrit-text-00

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Submitted Date: January 22, 2010

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Leonard Suchyta
Title: Vice President, Associate General Counsel
Telephone: 908-559-5623
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Michael Armstrong
Telephone: 215-466-2243
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Emergency Text Messaging using SIP MESSAGE"
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): 12/612,321
Date(s) granted or applied for: 11/4/2009
Country: US
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: YES
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):
See Text Below for Licensing Declaration.
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

Verizon provides notice that technology described in the document "draft--kim-ecrit-text-00" may be covered by one or more claims that may be contained in any patent that may issue from US Patent Application 12/612,321, in which Verizon currently holds an ownership interest.

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF, and any claims of any patent that issues from the identified patent application are necessary for practicing the standard, Verizon agrees to grant nonexclusive rights under such patent claims to practice the standard to any party that makes, uses, sells, offers for sale or imports a fully compliant implementation of such standard on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms, subject to such party making a reciprocal grant to Verizon under any rights held by such party in any patent claims necessary for practicing the standard. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Verizon reserves the right to assert any of its patents (including claims for past damages and equitable remedies) against any party that asserts a patent (either directly or indirectly through affiliated entities) against Verizon or any of its affiliated companies or against any products or services of Verizon or any of its affiliated companies, including products procured by Verizon or its affiliated companies from third parties, either alone or in combination with other products or services.

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: Joseph Palmieri
Title: Assistant General Counsel
Telephone: 908-559-5607
VIII. Other Notes:

Verizon reserves the right to amend this declaration.