VeriSign, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to Adaptive DNS Discovery (ADD) working group (https://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/add/about/)
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||VeriSign, Inc.|
II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application
|Holder contact name||VeriSign, Inc., Law Department|
|Holder contact email||Licensing@verisign.com|
|Holder contact info||
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
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: US10530734, EP3035650, US16/669141, EP191731272
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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):
- a) No License Required for Implementers
- b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
- c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
|Licensing||Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above)|
|Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information||
Verisign hereby declares the listed IPR that may Cover an Implementing Technology arising out of the Adaptive DNS Discovery working group, with a Licensing Declaration and terms to be provided later if the listed IPR would necessarily be infringed by the Implementing Technology ("Necessary Patent Claims"), which implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a) under a royalty-free and otherwise reasonable and non-discriminatory license (e.g., with terms to include attribution and/or a covenant not to sue with or without defensive suspension as described in Section 7 of BCP 79), or b) under a license that contains reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and conditions (e.g., with terms to include attribution and/or a covenant not to sue with or without defensive suspension as described in Section 7 of BCP 79), including a reasonable royalty or other payment, or c) without the need to obtain a license from Verisign (e.g., a covenant not to sue with or without defensive suspension as described in Section 7 of BCP 79).
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||VeriSign, Inc., Law Department|
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