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IPR Details
Donald E. Eastlake, 3rd's Statement about IPR related to draft-perlman-trill-rbridge-multilevel-02

Submitted: June 25, 2011 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.


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

Holder legal name Donald E. Eastlake, 3rd

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Donald E. Eastlake, 3rd
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

155 Beaver Street
Milford, MA 01757 USA
T: 1-508-333-2270

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

Name Donald E. Eastlake, 3rd
Other info

155 Beaver Street
Milford, MA 01757 USA
T: 1-508-333-2270

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

draft-perlman-trill-rbridge-multilevel ("Alternatives for Multilevel TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links)")

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)

Provisional Patent Application 6141812
Date: 30-NOV-2010
Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

To the extent that the submitter has IPR therein, the submitter hereby grants a non-exclusive, royalty-free license for the use of any technique described in Section 2 of Internet Draft draft-perlman-trill-rbridge-multilevel-02.txt relating to implementation of aggregated flat identifiers such as nicknames, if such technique becomes necessary to the exercise of any extension adopted by the IETF to the IETF TRILL standard (the IETF TRILL standard being currently set out in Internet Drafts draft-ietf-trill-rbridge-protocol-16.txt and draft-ietf-isis-trill-05.txt). This grant is made further on the condition that no entity may benefit from this license if that entity asserts that any royalties are due to it for the exercise of any mandatory or optional part of any past, current, or future version of the IETF TRILL standard or for the exercise of any part of draft-perlman-trill-rbridge-multilevel-02.txt.

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 Donald E. Eastlake, 3rd
Submitter email

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