IPR Details
Phoenix Technologies' Letter of Intent pertaining to the SPEKE patent and its relation to SRP and RFC 2945

Submitted: March 18, 2002 under the rules in RFC 2026

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

Holder legal name
Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Katherine Stolz
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Vice President
Security Products

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

RFC2945 ("The SRP Authentication and Key Exchange System")
Designations for Other Contributions
SPEKE patent and SRP

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

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

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

U.S. Patent Number 6,226,383

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

This is to advise the IETF that Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
("Phoenix") has U.S. Patent Number 6,226,383 that may
relate to the IETF document RFC 2945 titled "The SRP
Authentication and Key Exchange System".

To the extent that this patent assigned to Phoenix is
necessary for implementation of RFC 2945 or any related
IETF standard, Phoenix will provide, upon written request,
to implementers of the relevant standard, a non-exclusive
license under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms.

Phoenix has licensed this technology to companies, and
accepts inquiries regarding licensing or evaluating the
SPEKE technology. For these inquiries, please contact our
security products department at:

Vice President, Security Products
Phoenix Technologies

Any questions or issues regarding this communication should
be directed to the Phoenix Technologies Legal Department.

Associate General Counsel
Phoenix Technologies Ltd
411 E. Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134

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
David Jablon
Submitter email

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