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Siemen's Statement on Patent Licensing

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

Sections I, II, and IV of "The Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Legacy" have been completed for this IPR disclosure. Additional information may be available in the original submission.

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Submitted Date: November 16, 2000

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Siemens
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Dieter Reinhardt
Address1: Siemens AG, ZT LC
Address2: Postfach 221634, 80506 Munich, Germany
Telephone: +49 89 636 82880
Fax: +49 89 636 81855
Email: dieter.reinhardt@mchm.sie
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:Patent Licensing

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Received November 16, 2000
From: Maximilian Riegel 

Individuals employed by Siemens are involved in various working
groups of the IETF.  As a backdrop to any and all such activities,
and in accordance with RFC 2026, Siemens wishes to make the following

"Siemens may have patent rights on technology described in a document
which employees of Siemens contribute for use in IETF standards
discussions. In relation to any IETF standard incorporating any such
technology, Siemens hereby agrees to license on fair, reasonable and
non-discriminatory terms,  based on reciprocity, any patent claims
it owns covering such technology, to the extent such technology is
essential to comply with such standard."

Please contact for any question related to this statement:

Dieter Reinhardt
Siemens AG
Postfach 221634
80506 Munich
Phone: +49 89 636 82880
Fax:   +49 89 636 81855