Andrew Sullivan's Statement about IPR related to RFC 4405, RFC 4406, RFC 4407, and RFC 4408 belonging to Microsoft Corporation
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I. Possible Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- Microsoft Corporation
II. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure
- Andrew Sullivan
- Other info
T: +1 519 694 5149
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
RFC4405 ("SMTP Service Extension for Indicating the Responsible Submitter of an E-Mail Message")
RFC4406 ("Sender ID: Authenticating E-Mail")
RFC4407 ("Purported Responsible Address in E-Mail Messages")
RFC4408 ("Sender Policy Framework (SPF) for Authorizing Use of Domains in E-Mail, Version 1")
IV. 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)
No idea. See http://www.microsoft.com/openspecifications/en/us/programs/osp/security/default.aspx and https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/434/
Notes: See http://www.microsoft.com/openspecifications/en/us/programs/osp/security/default.aspx and https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/434/.
Note that the form insisted I fill in the above; I have no idea whether any of it is right. Please see the links for the information I have.
I think Microsoft registered their IPR against MARID forms of the I-Ds, and the ones that were published were not those.
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
- Submitter name
- Submitter email
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