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Skype Limited's Statement about IPR related to draft-vos-silk-01

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This IPR disclosure has been updated by IPR disclosure ID #1525, "Skype Limited's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-codec-opus-05".

Update this IPR disclosure. Note: Updates to IPR disclosures must only be made by authorized representatives of the original submitters. Updates will automatically be forwarded to the current Patent Holder's Contact and to the Submitter of the original IPR disclosure.

Submitted Date: March 22, 2010

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Skype Limited
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Antti Seppala
Title: Legal Counsel
Department:
Address1: 2 Stephen Street
Address2: London W1T 1AN
Telephone: +44 (0) 203 286 2280
Fax:
Email: antti.seppala@skype.net
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Koen Vos
Title: Distinguished Engineer
Department: CTO
Address1: 1934 29th Ave
Address2: San Francisco, CA
Telephone: 14153784468
Fax:
Email: koen.vos@skype.net
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"SILK Speech Codec"
(draft-vos-silk-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): PI 0721316-6 (Brazil) 2679476 (Canada) 200780051547.2 (China) 07872475.4 (Europe) 2009-550325 (Japan) 12/006057 (US)
Date(s) granted or applied for: 20 Feb 2007
Country: Varied (see above)
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B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: YES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:

If the technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by the IETF, any entity will have the right to use any claims of any Skype patents that are necessary for practicing the technology to the extent that the technology is included in the standard, under royalty free, reasonable and non discriminatory terms, to implement and fully comply with the standard. These terms shall include: Skype retains the right to terminate any license grants and assert its patents (including the right to claim past royalties) against any entity (including its affiliates) that asserts a patent owned or controlled by it or its affiliates (either directly or indirectly) or that brings any lawsuit against Skype or any of Skype’s affiliates or successors in title; Skype retains the right to assert its patents against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary to comply with the standard; and the entity will agree not to assert any patents that are necessarily infringed by practicing the technology against any other entity practicing the technology, or against Skype or its licensees. A royalty-bearing option will also be available.

The individual submitting this template represents and warrants that all terms and conditions that must be satisfied for implementers of any covered IETF specification to obtain a license have been disclosed in this IPR disclosure statement.

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: Koen Vos
Title: Distinguished Engineer
Department: CTO
Address1: 1934 29th Ave
Address2: San Francisco, CA
Telephone: 14153784468
Fax:
Email: koen.vos@skype.net
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted