IPR Details
Wizard Tower TechnoServices Ltd.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-storey-smtp-client-id

Submitted: February 3, 2016 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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

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Michael Peddemors Holder legal name Wizard Tower TechnoServices Ltd.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

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Michael Peddemors Holder contact name Michael Peddemors
michael@wizard.ca Holder contact email michael@wizard.ca

Holder contact info

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

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William Storey Name William Storey
william@linuxmagic.com Email william@linuxmagic.com

I am currently an employee of LinuxMagic (www.linuxmagic.com) / Wizard IT Services (www.wizard.ca).

Other info

Williams' belief that this should be disclosed as a vested interest, related to possible discussions to be held on the IETF mailing lists et al.

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

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Internet-Draft: draft-storey-smtp-client-id ("SMTP Service Extension for Client Identity") Internet-Draft: draft-storey-smtp-client-id ("SMTP Service Extension for Client Identity")

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:

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Application number: 62204293
United States

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

Application Number: 62204293

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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No Has patent pending No

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):

Possible licensing choices a), b), and c) when Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later:
  • a) No License Required for Implementers
  • b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
  • c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
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Unwilling to Commit to the Provisions of a), b), or c) Above Licensing Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above)

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Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

Michael Peddemors does state that this is a specific embodiment of the use of a client identifier that given the usage described in the draft, of a CID, specific capabilities or methods that can then be applied, might have specific requirements for protection, however it is the intention of the company to ensure that the use of the CID be granted to the public domain for general purposes.

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VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

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Michael Peddemors Submitter name Michael Peddemors
michael@wizard.ca Submitter email michael@wizard.ca

VIII. Other Notes

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Additional notes

The company believes that the idea behind the concepts embodied by this draft should improve the SMTP implementation for all parties, and has no desire to inhibit the use of CID as outlined in the draft, but wishes to be a position to protect it's other advanced concepts in security should the need arise.

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