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IPR Details
Verisign Inc.'s General License Statement

Submitted: March 18, 2015 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.

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

Holder legal name Verisign Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Paul Livesay
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

VP and Counsel
Verisign Global Law
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190
T: +1 (703) 948-4245

III. 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)

Published patent application No. US20130085932 ; "Tracing Domain Name History within a Registration via a WhoWas Service", published Apr 4, 2013 and corresponding international filings

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

IV. Statement


This disclosure does not relate to a specific IETF internet draft or specification; however it does pertain to EPP Extension “WhoWas” (details at:

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Matthew Ward
Submitter email

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