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IPR Details
INEOVATION's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-tls-applayerprotoneg

Submitted: May 12, 2014 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879.

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

Holder legal name INEOVATION

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Ineovation
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

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

Name Mohamad Badra
Other info

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

draft-ietf-tls-applayerprotoneg ("Transport Layer Security (TLS) Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation Extension")

V. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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

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

Date: 2006
Country: France

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

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):

Possible licensing choices a), b), and c) when Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later:
  • a) No License Required for Implementers
  • b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
  • c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above)
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.

VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Ineovation
Submitter email

VIII. Other Notes

Additional notes

In 2009, Ineovation submitted the draft draft-badra-hajjeh-mtls-02. The document defines an extension to negotiate the application layer type in a similar way as described draft-ietf-tls-applayerprotoneg.Pasi Eronen, the TLS's co-chair during 2009, didn't support the publication of the draft because of the patent.

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