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IPR Details
VeriSign, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-dnsop-rfc4641bis-13 and draft-koch-dnsop-dnssec-operator-change-04

Submitted: December 5, 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.


Updated by

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

Holder legal name VeriSign, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name VeriSign, Inc.
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Verisign Patent Program
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston Virginia
T: 1-703-948-3200

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

Name Russ White
Other info

Principal Research Engineer
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston Virginia
T: 1-703-948-3200

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

draft-ietf-dnsop-rfc4641bis ("DNSSEC Operational Practices, Version 2")
draft-koch-dnsop-dnssec-operator-change ("Changing DNS Operators for DNSSEC signed Zones")

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:

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

20120254386, 20120278626, 20120284505, 20120304004
Date: 1 Apr 2011, 29 Apr 2011, 2 May 2011, 27 May 2011
Country: United States

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

Possible licensing choices a), b), and c) when Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later:
  • a) No License Required for Implementers
  • b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
  • c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above)
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

This filing is triggered by Verisign’s belief that disclosure is required.

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 Russ White
Submitter email

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