IPR Details
Randall Stewart's Statement about IPR related to draft-stewart-tsvwg-qsp-01

Submitted: November 7, 2012

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

Holder legal name
Randall Stewart

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Lillian A Withrow
Holder contact email
lwithrow@adaranet.com
Holder contact info

CFO
Finance / Legal
2150 North First Street
STE 400
T: 4084334900

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

Name
Randall Stewart
Email
rstewart@adaranet.com
Other info

Principal Engineer
Engineering
2150 North First Street
STE 400
T: 1-803-317-4952

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

Internet-Draft
draft-stewart-tsvwg-qsp ("Quick Start Plus")
Revisions: 01

V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 8179

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

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

13/543539
Date: July 6, 2012
Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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):

Licensing
See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

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:

Adara Networks, Inc. ("Adara") has one or more pending unpublished patent applications that include one or more claims that Adara believes may be essential for implementing technology set forth in Informational Internet Draft "QS+" ("Essential Claims").
In the event that these patent applications issue as patents, Adara agrees, upon written request from a party, to negotiate with that party a non-sublicenseable license to the Essential Claims under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and conditions, solely to the extent necessary to implement required portions of the Informational Internet Draft, provided that the party grants a reciprocal license to Adara and provided that the license terminates if the party initiates a claim of patent infringement, directly or indirectly, against Adara, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates.

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.

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

Submitter name
Lillian A Withrow
Submitter email
lwithrow@adaranet.com

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