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NetNumber's Patent Statement pertaining to ENUM

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Submitted Date: December 28, 2000

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: NetNumber
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Douglas J. Ranalli
Title: Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Department: NetNumber
Address1: 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 307
Address2: Lowell, MA 01854
Telephone: 978-454-4210 ext 22
Fax: 978-454-5044
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:ENUM

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Received December 28, 2000
From: Douglas Ranalli 

Individuals employed by are involved periodically in the
Telephone Number Mapping (enum), and the Voice Profile for Internet Mail
(vpim) working groups of the IETF.  In this context, NetNumber makes the
following statement in accordance with Section 10 of IETF RFC 2026

NetNumber has patents and patents pending that are related to the
implementation of telephone number to IP mapping protocol standards and/or
Internet voice messaging protocol standards.  See for more information on
NetNumber's intellectual property position.  If part(s) of a contribution by
NetNumber is (are) included in a Telephone Number Mapping (enum) protocol
standard or a Voice Profile for Internet Mail (vpim) protocol standard and
NetNumber has patents that are essential to implementation of that standard,
NetNumber is prepared to grant, only to the extent essential to implement the
standard and subject to reciprocity of the licensed party (grantback), a
license to the included part(s) on reasonable, non-discriminatory terms and

This grant immediately cancels to any party asserting rights against
NetNumber for a method(s) described in any IETF standard.

Any party wishing to request a license should contact:

Douglas J. Ranalli
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
650 Suffolk Street, Suite 307
Lowell, MA  01854
978-454-4210 ext 22
978-454-5044 (fax)