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IPR Details
Microsoft's Patent Statment pertaining to draft-ietf-dhc-ipv4-autoconfig and draft-cheshire-ipv4-linklocal

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.

Submitted: August 3, 2000 under the rules in RFC 2026.

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

Holder legal name Microsoft Corporation

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Dawn Hoerle
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Microsoft Standards Group
One Microsoft Way, Bldg. 114/2306
Redmond, WA 98052

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

draft-cheshire-ipv4-linklocal ("Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 link-local addresses")
No revisions for this Internet-Draft were specified in this disclosure. However, there is only one revision of this Internet-Draft.
draft-ietf-dhc-ipv4-autoconfig ("Automatically Choosing an IP Address in an Ad-Hoc IPv4 Network")
No revisions for this Internet-Draft were specified in this disclosure. The Internet-Draft's revision was 05 at the time this disclosure was posted. Contact the discloser or patent holder if there are questions about which revisions this disclosure pertains to.

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)

U.S. Patent No. 6,101,499

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

V. 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 technology discussed in these Internet Drafts becomes an IETF
Standard and the '499 patent is required to implement the IETF Standard, Microsoft will
grant a royalty-free license with other reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and
conditions for the purpose of implementing the IETF Standard, provided a reciprocal
license is granted to Microsoft and other parties under any patents or pending
applications that the licensee has to any technology required to implement that IETF

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.

VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Michele Herman
Submitter email

VII. Other Notes

Additional notes


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