IPR Details
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.

Submitted: May 30, 2001 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 IBM

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Tom Gindin
Holder contact email tgindin@us.ibm.com
Holder contact info

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

Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-pkix-ocspv2 ("Online Certificate Status Protocol, version 2") Internet-Draft: 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 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)

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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

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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