IPR Details
Ciena Corporation's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-bfd-optimizing-authentication

Submitted: November 1, 2018 under the rules in RFC 8179

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

Holder legal name Ciena Corporation

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Robert D. Kucler
Holder contact email rkucler@ciena.com
Holder contact info

VP and Head of IP
c/o Robert D. Kucler
Ciena Corporation
7035 Ridge Road
Hanover, MD 21076

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

Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-bfd-optimizing-authentication ("Optimizing BFD Authentication")

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 8179

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

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

Date: 2017-01-03
Title: Integrity check optimization systems and methods in live connectivity frames
Number: US9537846
Inventor: Jethanandani, Mahesh; Saxena, Ankur; Mishra, Ashesh

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

V. 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 Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

(No information submitted)

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VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Robert D. Kucler
Submitter email rkucler@ciena.com

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