IBM Corporation's Statement about IPR related to draft-zauner-tls-aes-ocb
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||IBM Corporation|
II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application
|Holder contact name||Marcia Courtemanche|
|Holder contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Holder contact info||
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
|Internet-Draft: draft-zauner-tls-aes-ocb ("AES-OCB (Offset Codebook Mode) Ciphersuites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)")|
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)||
Encryption Schemes with almost free integrity awareness
Symmetric Key Authenticated Encryption Schemes
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
|Has patent pending||No|
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):
|Licensing||See Text Below for Licensing Declaration|
|Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information||
The IETF Transport Layer Security (“TLS”) 1.3 Specification, involving cryptography, is significant for the industry. As IETF considers the next version(s) of the standard, IBM hereby discloses two patented inventions that would greatly improve TLS in multiple ways. These inventions should contribute significantly to internet security.
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||Marcia Courtemanche|
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