IPR Details
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs)'s Statement about IPR related to draft-grundemann-homenet-hipnet-01

Submitted: June 27, 2013

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

Holder legal name
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs)

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Judson Cary
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

VP, Deputy General Counsel
858 Coal Creek Cir
T: 303 661 9100

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

Chris Grundemann
Other info

858 Coal Creek Cir
T: 303 661 9100

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

draft-grundemann-homenet-hipnet ("A Near Term Solution for Home IP Networking (HIPnet)")
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)

US 13/792,016 application 9 Mar 2013
US 13/738,242 application 2 Mar 2013
US 13/920,023 application 9 Mar 2013
US 61/771,807 provisional 11 Oct 2012
US 61/712,318 provisional 11 Oct 2012
Date: See dates above
Country: US

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending

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


Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs) is the owner of the US patent applications and provisional patent applications identified above.

If technology in this IPR disclosure statement is included in a document adopted by IETF in an Internet Draft or RFC, and any claims of any CableLabs patents are necessary for practicing such Internet Draft or RFC, any party will have the right to use any such patent claims under reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply with the standard.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If the Internet Draft or RFC is adopted, including CableLab’s contribution as reflected in this IPR disclosure statement, CableLabs will agree, subject to the following reciprocity commitment, not to assert any claims in the identified patents or patent applications owned or controlled by CableLabs that are both reflected in this IPR disclosure statement and are technically necessary to implement the Internet Draft or RFC against any party for the making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale of the compliant portion of a product that implements such Internet Draft or RFC, provided, however that (i) such party first makes an identical, mutual commitment in writing to CableLabs and its members before first asserting anywhere a patent against CableLabs or its members, or their compliant products or services, any time after the date of this submission; and (ii) CableLabs retains the right to assert such claims in the identified patents and patent applications (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts anywhere a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against CableLabs or its members, or against any of their products or services either alone or in combination with other products; and (iii) CableLabs retains the right to assert all other claims, including claims in the identified patents or patent applications, that are not technically necessary to implement the Internet Draft or RFC.

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
Judson Cary
Submitter email

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