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Adrian Farrel's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-mpls-entropy-label-03 belonging to Cisco Systems

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Submitted Date: May 26, 2012

I. Possible Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name: Adrian Farrel
Address1: Ty Du, Abbey Road
Address2: Llangollen, UK
Telephone: +441978860944
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"The Use of Entropy Labels in MPLS Forwarding"
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): US Published Patent Application 20090201811
Date(s) granted or applied for: 2009
Country: USA
Additional Notes:

The patent application is claimed to be related to "Flow Aware Transport of Pseudowires over an MPLS Packet Switched Network"

A disclosure was made against draft-ietf-pwe3-fat-pw and can be seen at

A statement was made by a member of Cisco staff suggesting that this IPR might apply. The statement was made on the mailing list of the IETFMPLSworking group at

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: 0
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