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IPR Details
Jabber, Inc. and Jabber Software Foundation's Joint Statement About IPR Claimed in Specifications Produced by the XMPP WG

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

Submitted: January 6, 2004 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.

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

Holder legal name Jabber, Inc. and Jabber Software Foundation

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Peter Saint-Andre
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Executive Director
P.O. Box 1641
Denver, CO 80201-1641

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

draft-ietf-xmpp-cpim ("Mapping the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) to Common Presence and Instant Messaging (CPIM)")
draft-ietf-xmpp-im ("Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP): Instant Messaging and Presence")
draft-ietf-xmpp-core ("Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP): Core")
draft-ietf-xmpp-e2e ("End-to-End Signing and Object Encryption for the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP)")

IV. 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):

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

(No information submitted)

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.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

VI. Other Notes

Additional notes

In accordance with Section 10 of RFC 2026, Jabber, Inc. and the
Jabber Software Foundation (JSF) wish to make the following joint
statement regarding the JABBER trademark.

Parts of the specifications produced by the Extensible Messaging and
Presence Protocol (XMPP) Working Group use the term "jabber" for the
purpose of identifying namespaces and other protocol syntax in XMPP.
These documents currently consist of the following:

- draft-ietf-xmpp-core
- draft-ietf-xmpp-cpim
- draft-ietf-xmpp-e2e
- draft-ietf-xmpp-im

Future IETF specifications, not limited to those produced by the XMPP
Working Group, may use the term "jabber" in a similar fashion, and
this statement is not restricted to the documents cited above.

JABBER(R) is a registered trademark of Jabber, Inc., and was acquired
from the previous trademark holder in order to safeguard use of the
term in reference to XML streaming technologies, especially as applied
to instant messaging and presence.

Licensing of the JABBER trademark is administered by the JSF, to which
Jabber, Inc. has granted a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license
for sub-licensing of the trademark. The JSF recognizes a number of
uses of the term "jabber" that fall under descriptive use or fair use,
including protocol names, general technology references, and domain
names; such usage does not require a license. However, use of the term
"jabber" in software titles and company or organization names does
require licensing of that use by the JSF. Detailed information
regarding licensing of the JABBER trademark may be found here:

Any questions related to this statement may be directed to either or
both of the following:

For Jabber, Inc.:

Lindley Branson
General Counsel
Jabber, Inc.
1899 Wynkoop Street, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202-1086

For the Jabber Software Foundation:

Peter Saint-Andre
Executive Director
Jabber Software Foundation
P.O. Box 1641
Denver, CO 80201-1641

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