IPR Details
Broadcom Corporation's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-codec-opus-00 and draft-ietf-codec-description-00

Submitted: November 7, 2010 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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.


Updated by

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name Broadcom Corporation

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name H. Shannon Tyson
Holder contact email standardslicensing@broadcom.com
Holder contact info

Senior Director, Standards and Intellectual Property
8303 Mopac Expressway North, Suite A410
Austin, Texas 78759
T: (512) 651-9542

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Name Raymond Chen
Email standardslicensing@broadcom.com
Other info

T: (949) 926-6288

IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates

Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-codec-opus ("Definition of the Opus Audio Codec")
Revisions: 00
Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-codec-description ("Definition of the IETF Interactive Audio Codec")
Revisions: 00

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)

US 61/406,106; US 61/394,842

Date: 22-OCT-2010; 20-OCT-2010
Country: US

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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):

Licensing 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 IETF ("the Standard") and any claims of the disclosed patent applications become Necessary Patent Claims for practicing the Standard, Broadcom will not assert any such patent claims (“Subject Claims”) against any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale a product that implements and fully complies with the Standard, provided, however, that Broadcom retains the right to assert the Subject Claims (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly), against Broadcom or any of Broadcom's affiliates or successors in title, or against any products of Broadcom or products of any of Broadcom’s affiliates either alone or in combination with other products. Broadcom retains the right to assert the Subject Claims against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the Standard.

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 H. Shannon Tyson
Submitter email standardslicensing@broadcom.com

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