IPR Details
IDAC Holdings, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-trossen-sfc-name-based-sff

Submitted: July 16, 2019 under the rules in RFC 8179

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

Holder legal name IDAC Holdings, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Bradley N. Ditty
Holder contact email bradley.ditty@interdigital.com
Holder contact info

Senior Patent Executive
200 Bellevue Parkway, Suite 300
Wilmington, Delaware 19809
T: (302) 281-3653

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

Internet-Draft: draft-trossen-sfc-name-based-sff ("Name-Based Service Function Forwarder (nSFF) Component within a Service Function Chaining (SFC) Framework")
Revisions: 07

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: 2018-01-04
Number: US20180007116
Inventor: Dirk Trossen

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

IDAC Holdings, Inc. ("IDAC") has potential intellectual property rights in one or more published and/or unpublished patent applications, as indicated in Section V herein. IDAC believes that these potential intellectual property rights may pertain to at least a portion of the subject matter of the IETF document indicated in Section IV herein. To the extent that any claim(s) of any patent issued on the published and/or unpublished applications would necessarily be infringed when implementing the IETF document indicated in Section IV, or a direct derivative RFC of the document indicated in Section IV, in which all or part of the document is included, IDAC hereby declares that it will make available a license to such claim(s) on reasonable, reciprocal and nondiscriminatory terms and conditions to any implementer of such IETF document indicated in Section IV, or such derivative RFC, for making, using, selling or offering for sale products or services solely to the extent necessary to implement such IETF document or such derivative RFC.

Reciprocal means that a potential licensee, holding intellectual property rights that would necessarily be infringed by implementing such IETF document indicated in Section IV, agrees to make available to IDAC and/or its affiliates a license on reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms and conditions for making, using, selling or offering for sale products or services at least to the extent necessary to implement such specification or standard.

This disclosure and declaration is not intended to act as a claim of right or assertion of infringement by IDAC and/or its affiliates. IDAC does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in Section V and accepts no liability for any damage or loss resulting from reliance on that information or this disclosure and declaration. IDAC encourages interested parties to make their own independent evaluation of the relevance of any of IDAC's intellectual property rights.

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 Matthew C. Osborne
Submitter email matthew.osborne@interdigital.com

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