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IPR Details
Ericsson general License statement

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

Submitted: October 9, 2000 under the rules in RFC 2026.

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
IPR Disclosure ID #636, "Ericsson's general license statement"

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

Holder legal name Ericsson

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Mans Ekelof
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Vice President IPR and Licensing
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
SE 126 25 STOCKHOLM, Torshamnsgatan 23
T: +46 8 719 5921

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

IV. Statement


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 box below for licensing declaration.

Licensing information, comments, notes or URL for further information:

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson would like to clarify its position with
respect to patents associated with IETF standards work by making the
following general statement: This is to affirm that
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and its subsidiaries (Ericsson), in
accordance with corporate policy, will offer patent licenses on its
submissions to the IETF rightfully made by its employees, as follows.
All submissions are in conformity with the RFC 2026. If part(s) of a
submission by Ericsson employees is (are) included in a standard and
Ericsson has patents and/or patent application(s) that are essential to
implementation of such included part(s) in said standard, Ericsson is
prepared to grant - on the basis of reciprocity (grant-back) whenever
applicable - a license on such included part(s) on reasonable,
non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Malin Gullstrand
Submitter email

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