IPR Details
NTRU's patent claim pertaining to NTRU Cryptosystems encryption and authentication technology

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

Submitted: December 1, 2001

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

Holder legal name
NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc.

'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Elizabeth Robertson
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

VP Finance & CFO
5 Burlington Woods
Burlington, MA 01803
T: 781-418-2500

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

Designations for Other Contributions
NTRU Cryptosystems encryption and authentication technology

'IV'. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)

Country: USA

Notes: NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc. has been granted U.S. Patent No. 6,081,597,
which covers various aspects of the NTRU public key encryption scheme, and
has submitted numerous U.S. and foreign patent applications that cover
aspects of NTRU Cryptosystems encryption and authentication technology.
These U.S. and foreign patent applications are pending.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending

'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):

See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

In the event that the submissions by authorized NTRU Cryptosystems
employees are included in an IETF standard, and the standard cannot be
practiced without infringing one or more issued patents or pending patent
applications of NTRU Cryptosystems, NTRU Cryptosystems agrees upon request
to grant a non-exclusive license under such patent or patents or
applications on a non-discriminatory basis and on reasonable terms and
conditions (including its then current royalty rates), provided a similar
grant under the licensee's patents under the scope of the license granted
to licensee is made available upon request to NTRU Cryptosystems.

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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