IPR Details
Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-balus-mh-pw-control-protocol-02

Submitted: September 11, 2012 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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.



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

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MCI, Inc. Holder legal name Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

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Steven McCann Holder contact name Richard Misiag
steven.mccann@mci.com Holder contact email richard.misiag@verizon.com

Chief Patent Counsel
Law & Public Policy
1133 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
T: (202)736-6848

Holder contact info

T: 908-559-3608

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

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David McDysan Name David McDysan
dave.mcdysan@mci.com Email dave.mcdysan@verizon.com

Advanced Network Architecture
22001 Loudoun County Parkway
Ashburn, VA 20147
T: (703)886-1891

Other info

T: (703)886-1891

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

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Internet-Draft: draft-balus-mh-pw-control-protocol ("Multi-Segment Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance using LDP")
Revisions: 00
Internet-Draft: draft-balus-mh-pw-control-protocol ("Multi-Segment Pseudowire Setup and Maintenance using LDP")
Revisions: 02

V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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

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

US10/858,525, EP1585263
Date: 6/1/2004
Country: US, DE, FR, GB, IT

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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Yes Has patent pending Yes

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):

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Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration

This licensing declaration is limited solely to standards-track IETF documents

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

Verizon provides notice that technology described in the document "draft-balus-mh-pw-control-protocol-00" may be covered by one or more claims that may be contained in any patent that may issue from US Patent Application 10/858,525, in which Verizon currently holds an ownership interest.
If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF, and any claims of any patent that issues from the identified patent applications are necessary for practicing the standard, Verizon agrees to grant nonexclusive rights under such patent claims to practice the standard to any party that makes, uses, sells, offers for sale or imports a fully compliant implementation of such standard on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms, subject to such party making a reciprocal grant to Verizon under any rights held by such party in any patent claims necessary for practicing the standard. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Verizon reserves the right to assert any of its patents (including claims for past damages and equitable remedies) against any party that asserts a patent (either directly or indirectly through affiliated entities) against Verizon or any of its affiliated companies or against any products or services of Verizon or any of its affiliated companies, including products procured by Verizon or its affiliated companies from third parties, either alone or in combination with other products or services.

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

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Steven McCann Submitter name Joseph Palmieri
steven.mccann@mci.com Submitter email joseph.r.palmieri@verizon.com

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