IPR Details
SSH's Patent Statement pertaining to NAT

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

Submitted: December 8, 2000 under the rules in RFC 2026

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

Holder legal name
SSH Communications Security Corp

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Markus Levlin
Holder contact email
jml@ssh.com
Holder contact info

Intellectual Property Rights Manager
Fredrikinkatu 42
00100 Helsinki, Finland

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

Designations for Other Contributions
NAT

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)

Finnish FI974665
US 09/333,829

Notes: In order to allow the widest possible use of NAT traversal technology,
SSH Communications Security Corp presents the following statement
regarding its patents and patent applications relating to NAT
traversal.

SSH Communications Security Corp hereby makes it known that it will
not assert any claims in any patents issued in any country based on

- the Finnish patent application FI974665 or any patent application
listing the same as a priority application; or

- the US patent application 09/333,829 or any patent application
listing the same as a priority application,

against any party that makes, uses, sells, imports, or offers for sale
a conforming implementation of an IETF standards-track specification
of an IPSec NAT traversal module.

This statement is limited in that SSH Communications Security Corp
does not give any rights to incorporate NAT traversal technology
covered by patents of SSH Communications Security Corp in
implementations for any other protocols other than the IETF
standards-track IPSec protocols.

This statement is limited in that SSH Communications Security Corp
retains the right to assert said patents against any party and any
subsidiary of a party that asserts a patent it owns or controls,
either directly or indirectly, against SSH Communications Security
Corp or any of its subsidiaries or successors in title for any
implementation of or operation of any software or system implementing
technology specified by the IETF. SSH Communications Security Corp
also retains the right to claim damages for any prior use by such a
party of NAT traversal technology covered by patents of SSH
Communications Security Corp.

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
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Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

(No information submitted)

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
Submitter email

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