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Tecsec's Statement about IPR claimed in IETF Technology

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

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Submitted Date: February 27, 2004

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Tecsec
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: John Petty
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email: johnp@tecsec.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:General Licensing

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Tecsec's Statement about IPR claimed in IETF Technology
Received: 1 March 2004
From: John Petty 


February 27, 2004

IETF Secretariat
c/o Corporation for National Research Initiatives
1895 Preston White Drive, Suite 100
Reston, VA 20191-5434
ietf-ipr@ietf.org

Dear Sir/Madam:

This letter sets forth Tecsec's patent licensing policy regarding 
any IETF Standard.  Tecsec, in accordance with RFC 2026 and its own 
general licensing policy, is prepared to license its IPR on reasonable, 
non-exclusive, non-discriminatory terms and conditions.

In particular, Tecsec is willing to negotiate nonexclusive, worldwide 
licenses under its IPR to allow the manufacture, use, sale, offer for 
sale and importation of the portions of any product that implement and 
are compliant with all relevant portions of the standard; provided that 
these licenses may not extend to any part or function of a product that 
is not required to implement or comply with the standard.

In given circumstances, Tecsec's license grant may be conditioned upon the 
licensee's grant of a reciprocal license under the licensee's IPR and IPR 
owned by parties with which licensee is affiliated.  In assessing reasonable 
royalty rates, Tecsec may refer to the royalty rates that a potential 
licensee has set for its own IPR and IPR of parties with which it may be 
affiliated.  Tecsec also reserves the right to grant licenses to its IPR 
as part of a cross-license with any other party.

With respect to XML encryption and signature, we refer you to the following 
U.S. patents, which are of particular interest:

Patent Name	Patent Number	Issue Date
Distributed cryptographic object method	5,369,702 	11/29/1994
	"	5,680,452	10/21/1997
	"	5,717,755	02/10/1998
	"	5,898,781	04/27/1999
XML encryption scheme	6,694,433	02/17/2004

Sincerely,

/s/

John R. Petty
Chairman

cc: Russ Housley [housley@vigilsec.com]