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Cisco's Statement of IPR relating to draft-vinokour-bfd-dhcp-01

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

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Submitted Date: March 5, 2010

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Dan Lang
Title: Director, Intellectual Property
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Configuring BFD with DHCP and Other Musings"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Cisco's Statement of IPR relating to draft-vinokour-bfd-dhcp-01
Date: March 5, 2010
Submitter: Rachel Albright

Cisco is the owner of US Published Patent Application 20090210522 relating to the subject matter of 
"Configuring BFD with DHCP and Other Musings" .

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and any claims of any Cisco patents
are necessary for practicing the standard, any party will have the right to use any such patent claims under
reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply with the standard.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If this standard is adopted, Cisco will not assert any patents owned or controlled by Cisco against any party for
making, using, selling, importing or offering or sale a product that implements the standard, provided, however that
Cisco retains the right to assert its patents (including the right to claim past royalties) gainst any party that asserts
a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Cisco or any of Cisco's affiliates or successors in
title or against ny products of Cisco or any products of any of Cisco's affiliates either alone or in combination with
other products; and Cisco retains the right to assert its atents 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.

For information contact:

Dan Lang
Director, Intellectual Property
Cisco Systems
+1 408-526-6672