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IPR Details
Silver Spring Networks, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-pritikin-anima-bootstrapping-keyinfra

Submitted: June 29, 2016 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 Silver Spring Networks, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Raj Vaswani
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

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

Name Benjamin Damm
Other info

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

draft-pritikin-anima-bootstrapping-keyinfra ("Bootstrapping Key Infrastructures")

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:

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

US8756675, granted June 17, 2014 and corresponding non-US patents.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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):

Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and any claims of any Silver Spring patents are necessary for practicing the standard, Silver Spring will license any party to any such patent claims under reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply with the standard.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If this standard is adopted, Silver Spring will license, on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms, any patents owned or controlled by Silver Spring to any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale a product that implements the standard, provided, however that Silver Spring retains the right to refrain from licensing its patents (including, but not limited to, retaining the right to assert its patents to claim past royalties) to any party that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Silver Spring or any of Silver Spring’s affiliates or successors in title or against any products of Silver Spring or any products of any of Silver Spring’s affiliates either alone or in combination with other products; and Silver Spring retains the right to assert its patents against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the standard.

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.

VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Tom Luecke
Submitter email

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