Cisco's Statement of IPR Related to RFC 6192
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.
I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- Cisco Systems, Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Dan Lang
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
RFC6192 ("Protecting the Router Control Plane")
IV. 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 No. 7,224,668
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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
Cisco is the owner of US Patent No. 7,224,668. We have very recently discovered that this patent relates to the subject matter of RFC 6192 entitled "Protecting the Router Control Plane" (draft-ietf-opsec-protect-control-plane). RFC 6192 is a non-standards track informational RFC that was not intended for standardization.
To the extent any of the claims of this patent or any other patent owned by Cisco may be interpreted to be essential to RFC 6192, Cisco is not committing to license such essential claims for practicing the subject matter of the RFC.
For information contact:
Vice President, Intellectual Property
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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
- Rachel Albright
- Submitter email
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