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IPR Details
3COM Statement on Patent Licensing

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.

Submitted: March 17, 2000 under the rules in RFC 2026.

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.


Updated by
IPR Disclosure ID #4919, "3Com's General License Statement"
IPR Disclosure ID #4926, "3Com's General License Statement"
IPR Disclosure ID #4929, "3Com's General License Statement"
IPR Disclosure ID #4946, "3Com's General License Statement"
IPR Disclosure ID #5389, "3Com's General License Statement"

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

Holder legal name 3Com

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Mr. Richard Baker
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Director of IP Licensing
3Com Marlborough
350 Campus Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
T: 508-323-1085

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

IV. Statement


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 box below for licensing declaration.

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

This is to affirm that 3Com Corporation, in accordance with long-
established practice, will offer patent licenses for submissions made by it
which are adopted or recommended as a standard by your organization as

If part(s) of a submission by 3Com is(are) included in a standard and
3Com has patents and/or pending application(s) that are essential to
implementation of such included part(s) in said standard, 3Com is prepared
to grant - on the basis of reciprocity (grantback) - a license on such
included part(s) on reasonable, non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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