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Lucent's Patent Claim pertaining to DIFFSERV

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

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Submitted Date: March 22, 1999

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Lucent Technologies Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Walter Weiss
Department: Intellectual Property Business, Standards Patent Licensing
Address1: 150 Allen Road, Suite 2000
Address2: Liberty Corner, NJ 07938-1995
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:DIFFSERV

The text of the original IPR declaration:

The following was received on March 22:

From: "Weiss, Walter" 

This is to inform you that I am aware that Lucent Technologies has
patent(s) US4769810 and US4769811 which may be applicable to proposed
standards being considered by the Differentiated Services WG. (Since no
search has been conducted, there may be others.)

This declaration is being made pursuant to the provisions of IETF IPR
Policy, Sections 10.3.1 and 10.3.2 .

Lucent Technologies Inc. will offer patent licenses for submissions made by
it which are adopted as a standard by your organization as follows:

If part(s) of a submission by Lucent is included in a standard and Lucent
has patents and/or pending applications that are essential to implementation
of the included part(s) in said standard, Lucent is prepared to grant -  on 
the basis of reciprocity (grantback) - a license on such included part(s) on
reasonable, non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

Any party wishing to request a license should write to:

Lucent Technologies
Intellectual Property Business
Standards Patent Licensing
150 Allen Road, Suite 2000
Liberty Corner, NJ 07938-1995