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IPR Details
VMware, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-gross-geneve-01

Submitted: September 4, 2014 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879.

Note: Updates to IPR disclosures must only be made by authorized representatives of the original submitters. Updates will automatically be forwarded to the current Patent Holder's Contact and to the Submitter of the original IPR disclosure.


Updated by

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

Holder legal name VMware, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Matthew Marquis
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
3401 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94043
T: 650-427-5000

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

Name Jesse Gross
Other info

Sr. Staff Engineer
Nicira R&D
3401 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94043
T: 650-427-5000

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

draft-gross-geneve ("Geneve: Generic Network Virtualization Encapsulation")

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)

US Patent Application 14/069,309
Date: 31-Oct-2013
Country: United States

Notes: PCT application pending.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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):

Licensing Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
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 Jonathan Nimer
Submitter email

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