IBM's patent statement pertaining to PKIX, specifically certificateHold for Non-Repudiation
The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.
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
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Tom Gindin
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-ietf-pkix-ocspv2 ("Online Certificate Status Protocol, version 2")
draft-ietf-pkix-new-part1 ("Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Profile")
- Designations for Other Contributions
- PKIX, specifically certificateHold for Non-Repudiation
IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
- Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
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):
- See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
- Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information
IBM, in support of IETF intellectual property rights procedures, is willing
to offer non-exclusive licenses to issued patents, upon written request,
under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and conditions, in
accordance with IBM's usual licensing practices, when there is a necessary
dependence upon these IBM patents to implement PKIX specifications.
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
VII. Other Notes
- Additional notes
IBM has submitted patent applications in a technology area that may be
employed by the PKIX working group in developing its final specifications.
The technology area relates to the use of certificateHold for
Non-Repudiation. This may prove relevant to some parts of the
draft-ietf-pkix-ocspv2-02.txt and to some parts of
draft-ietf-pkix-new-part1-06.txt. IBM is unable to provide more specific
information regarding the application, until such time as the application
is published or the patent is issued.
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