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Sun Microsystems' Patent Statement Regarding Zero Configuration Routing

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Submitted Date: January 6, 2003

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Sun Microsystems Laborato
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Dr. Jim Mitchell
Title: Vice President and Sun Fellow
Address1: Mail Stop UMTV29-01, 2600 Casey Ave.
Address2: Mountain View, CA 94043
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:Sun Microsystems' Patent Statement Regarding Zero Configuration Routing

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Received: January 6, 2003
From: Miriam Kadansky - SUN Microsystems 

If parts of Sun's intellectual property are included in a Zero
Configuration Routing standard and Sun has copyrights, patents,
and/or pending application(s) that are essential to implementation
of such included part(s) in said standard, Sun is prepared to grant
to the IETF - on the basis of reciprocity (grantback) - a
nonexclusive license on such included part(s) on reasonable and
nondiscriminatory terms and conditions.

Written requests for licenses may be sent to:

        Dr. Jim Mitchell
        Vice President and Sun Fellow
        Sun Microsystems Laboratories
        Mail Stop UMTV29-01
        2600 Casey Ave.
        Mountain View, CA 94043