IPR Details
Statement to OSPF WG meeting in Memphis

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

Submitted: April 14, 1997 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.

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

Holder legal name IBM Corp.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Dave Jacobson
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Director of Patent Licensing
North Castle Drive
Armonk, N.Y., 10504

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

Designations for Other Contributions
OSPF WG meeting in Memphis

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

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

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

4644532, 4827411

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

V. 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

IBM believes that it has patents(4644532, 4827411) which may relate to
OSPF and in accordance with the intellectual property rights procedures
of the IETF standards process, IBM is willing to offer non-exclusive
licenses under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and

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.

VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Dave Jacobson
Submitter email

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