IPR Details
BT Notification of QOS Patent Application

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

Submitted: December 5, 1997 under the rules in RFC 2026

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

Holder legal name BT Labs

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Alan O'Neill
Holder contact email alan.oneill@bt-sys.bt.co.uk
Holder contact info

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

Designations for Other Contributions
QOS Patent Application

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)

Notes: IETF colleagues,

In accordance with the IETF "Rules" (Section 10.3.1 - 6), BT would like to
disclose that we have recently applied for a patent relating to the support
of IP differential QoS.

BT does so in the belief that this recent patent application is relevant to
present discussions within the IETF.

Alan O'Neill, BT Labs.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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 one selected]
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

(No information submitted)

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VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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