Certicom's Statement of IPR regarding draft-mcgrew-fundamental-ecc-03
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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.
I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- Certicom Corp.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Karl Burger
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure
- Tony Rosati
- Other info
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-mcgrew-fundamental-ecc ("Fundamental Elliptic Curve Cryptography Algorithms")Revisions: 03
V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
- Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)
Date: 2004-03-09, 2007-05-08
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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):
- one selected]
- Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information
Patent Holder is currently aware of the information disclosed in V., supra, which may relate to one or more implementations of IV., supra, which may become incorporated in an IETF RFC. To the extent that Patent Holder’s existing intellectual property rights under V., supra, may cover an implementation of a product compliant with the reference in IV., supra, Patent Holder informs that it and its Affiliates will make a license available on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory ("FRAND") terms and conditions based on reciprocity to all persons desiring to implement the aforesaid IETF RFC under such patent rights (e.g., make, use, sell, import, distribute, copy, etc.) the Patent Holder owns, solely to the extent such technology is essential to comply with the IETF RFC.
“Affiliate” means any legal entity that is for the time being directly or indirectly in control of or controlled by Patent Holder. Control in this context, exists where one entity owns more than fifty percent (50%) of the voting stock or equity in another entity, or regardless of stock or equity ownership, is otherwise able to direct its affairs or to appoint a majority of the members of the board of directors or an equivalent body to determine the course of action of the entity by virtue of its voting or other rights. Such entities shall only be deemed to be Affiliates, hereunder for as long as such control exists.
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
- David Lewis
- Submitter email
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