IPR Details
Apple Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-pantos-hls-rfc8216bis

Submitted: July 28, 2020 under the rules in RFC 8179

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 Apple Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Jeff Myers, Chief IP Counsel
Holder contact email jeff.myers@apple.com
Holder contact info

One Apple Park Way, MS 169-3IPL
Cupertino, CA 95014

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Name Roger Pantos
Email http-live-streaming-review@group.apple.com
Other info

T: 408-996-1010

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

Internet-Draft: draft-pantos-hls-rfc8216bis ("HTTP Live Streaming 2nd Edition")
Revisions: 07

V. 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)

Number: US62/946862
Inventor: Roger N. Pantos
Title: Preload Hinting for Low Latency HLS
Date: 2019-12-11

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

VI. 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

Apple Inc. (“Apple”) has one or more pending unpublished patent applications (“Subject Patent Application(s)”) that include one or more claims that Apple believes may be essential for implementing technology set forth in draft-pantos-hls-rfc8216bis ("HTTP Live Streaming") (“Essential Claims”). In the event that these patents issue, Apple agrees, upon written request from a party, to negotiate with that party a non-sublicenseable license to the Essential Claims under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and conditions, solely to the extent necessary to implement required portions of the Informational Internet Draft, provided that the party grants a reciprocal license to Apple and provided that the license terminates if the party initiates a claim of patent infringement, directly or indirectly, against Apple, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates.

“Subject Patent Application(s)” means US62/946862.

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.

VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Jeff Myers, Chief IP Counsel
Submitter email jeff.myers@apple.com

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