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Google Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to RFC 3951 and RFC 3952

Only those sections of the "Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Specific IPR Disclosures" where the submitter provided information are displayed.

This IPR disclosure updates IPR disclosure ID #319, "Global IP Sound's Statement About IPR Claimed in draft-ietf-avt-ilbc-codec".

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: November 8, 2011

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Google Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Scott K Peterson
Title: Patent Counsel
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +1 617 299 9282
Fax:
Email: standards-licensing@google.com
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Jan Linden
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +1 415 690 7610
Fax:
Email: jtlinden@google.com
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
RFC 3951:"Internet Low Bit Rate Codec (iLBC)"
RFC 3952:"Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) Payload Format for internet Low Bit Rate Codec (iLBC) Speech"
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):
Date(s) granted or applied for:
Country:
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: None
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:

INTRODUCTION
Google Inc. acquired Global IP Solutions, Inc. (GIPS) in 2011, and GIPS is now a subsidiary of Google. Google Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Google") would like to update and clarify their position with respect to any patents and patent applications it may own that cover the iLBC (internet low bit-rate) codec technology that is the subject of IETF RFC 3951 and RFC 3952. This notice is provided in accordance with RFC 3979 and RFC 4879 covering IPR in the IETF.

DECLARATION

"iLBC Specification" means IETF RFC 3951 and RFC 3952.

Google hereby grants to you a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, irrevocable (except as stated in this section) patent license to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import, transfer, and otherwise run, modify and propagate implementations of the iLBC Specification, where such license applies only to those patent claims, both currently owned by Google and acquired in the future, licensable by Google that must necessarily be infringed because of what is specifically required by the normative portions of the iLBC Specification. This license is offered on the condition that you grant a reciprocal license under the same terms as this license to all parties for implementations of the iLBC Specification under those patent claims, both currently owned by you and acquired in the future, licensable by you that must necessarily be infringed because of what is specifically required by the normative portions of the iLBC Specification. If you or your agent or exclusive licensee institute or order or agree to the institution of patent litigation against any entity (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that any implementation of the iLBC Specification constitutes direct or contributory patent infringement, or inducement of patent infringement, then any patent rights granted to you under this license shall terminate as of the date such litigation is filed.

In addition to the license above relating to what is required by the specification, the following license relating to the reference implementation is offered.

"The iLBC reference implementation" means the c-code reference implementation in Appendix A of IETF RFC 3951.

Google hereby grants to you a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, irrevocable (except as stated in this section) patent license to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import, transfer, and otherwise run, modify and propagate the iLBC reference implementation, where such license applies only to those patent claims, both currently owned by Google and acquired in the future, licensable by Google that are necessarily infringed by the iLBC reference implementation. This grant does not include claims that would be infringed only as a consequence of further modification of the iLBC reference implementation. If you or your agent or exclusive licensee institute or order or agree to the institution of patent litigation against any entity (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that the iLBC reference implementation constitutes direct or contributory patent infringement, or inducement of patent infringement, then any patent rights granted to you under this License shall terminate as of the date such litigation is filed.

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: Jan Linden
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: +1 415 690 7610
Fax:
Email: jtlinden@google.com
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted