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IPR Details
Sun Microsystem's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-perlman-rbridge

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.

Submitted: August 6, 2004 under the rules in RFC 3668.

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 Sun Microsystems, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Mitch Segal
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Mail Stop UMTV29-233 2600 Casey Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043
T: 650-336-1138

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

draft-perlman-rbridge ("RBridges: Transparent Routing")
No revisions for this Internet-Draft were specified in this disclosure. The Internet-Draft's revision was 01 at the time this disclosure was posted. Contact the discloser or patent holder if there are questions about which revisions this disclosure pertains to.

IV. 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

This is to advise the IETF that Sun Microsystems, Inc. (SUN) is
willing to grant royalty-free(RF) licenses under our patents
containing Essential Claims (claims that would necessarily be
infringed by implementations of required portions) of the RBridge
standard being developed in the IETF, conditioned on a grant of a
reciprocal RF license.

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.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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