IPR Details
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. 's Statement about IPR related to draft-krishnan-opsawg-large-flow-load-balancing-07

Submitted: April 23, 2013 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 Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name IP Counsel
Holder contact email patents@brocade.com
Holder contact info

Legal Department
130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134
T: 408 333 8000

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

Name ramki Krishnan
Email ramk@Brocade.com
Other info

Principal Architect
120 Holger Way
San Jose, CA
T: 408 333 2308

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

Internet-Draft: draft-krishnan-opsawg-large-flow-load-balancing ("Mechanisms for Optimal LAG/ECMP Component Link Utilization in Networks")
Revisions: 07
Sections: See 3.1.4. See also Appendix B.2

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)

Date: 03/12/2013
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B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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 Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

With reciprocity.

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 James Parsons
Submitter email jparsons@brocade.com

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