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IPR Details
Certicom's Statement About IPR Claimed in RFC 3526, RFC 2409, draft-ietf-ipsec-ikev2, and Other IETF Specifications Using MODP Groups

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

Submitted: February 4, 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 Certicom

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Tony Rosati
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

VP of Intellectual Property & Licensing
5520 Explorer Drive, 4th Floor
Mississauga, ON L4W 5L1
T: (613) 254-9265

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

draft-ietf-ipsec-ikev2 ("Internet Key Exchange (IKEv2) Protocol")
No revisions for this Internet-Draft were specified in this disclosure. The Internet-Draft's revision was 12 at the time this disclosure was posted. Contact the discloser or patent holder if there are questions about which revisions this disclosure pertains to.
RFC2409 ("The Internet Key Exchange (IKE)")
RFC3526 ("More Modular Exponential (MODP) Diffie-Hellman groups for Internet Key Exchange (IKE)")

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026

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

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

US Patents #5,933,504, #6,563,928, #6,078,667, #6,178,507, #6,195,433, US Patent
Application Publications #2001/0014153, #2002/0090085, #2001/0021256, and any corresponding foreign applications.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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 See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

Certicom will, upon written request, provide a nonexclusive,
royalty-free patent license, with reasonable terms and
conditions, under those patents issued to Certicom that contain
claims essential to the IKE Specifications and for which
Certicom is able to provide patent licenses, within the limited
field of use of MODP public key cryptography implemented using
the well known Groups 1 and 2 as defined in RFC 2409. This
patent license is available to all entities willing to grant
Certicom a reciprocal license.

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.

VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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