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Nortel Networks Statement about IPR claimed in RFC 3303

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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http://www.ietf.org/ietf-ftp/IPR/nortel-ipr-rfc-3303.txt.

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Submitted Date: November 25, 2004

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Nortel Networks
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Richard Weiss
Title:
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email: weiss@nortelnetworks.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
RFC 3303:"Middlebox communication architecture and framework"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Nortel Networks Statement about IPR claimed in RFC 3303
Received: 25 November 2004
From: Michelle Lee 

Dear Sir,

Nortel Networks Limited has an issued patent that is believed may pertain to
at least a portion of RFC 3303:

Title: Middlebox communication architecture and framework
Tag: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3303.txt


Nortel Networks U.S. Patent No. 6,772,210, entitled "Method and apparatus
for exchanging communications between telephone number based devices in an
internet protocol environment", may contain claims that are believed may be
necessary for practicing the resulting IETF Standard. In this regard, Nortel
Networks will make available licenses on fair, reasonable, reciprocal, and
non-discriminatory terms, including royalties and/or other payments, to such
necessary claims it owns for the purposes of complying with the resulting
IETF Standard.

Licensing requests may be addressed to:

Richard Weiss
Nortel Networks
2221 Lakeside Boulevard, M/S 991/14/B20
Richardson, Texas 75082 USA
weissr@nortelnetworks.com

My contact information is set out below.

Michelle Lee
Nortel Networks
Intellectual Property Law Group
8200 Dixie Road, Ste 100
GMS 036/NO/151
Brampton ON, Canada L6T 5P6

Tel: (905) 863-1148 (ESN 333)
Fax: (905) 863-8431 (ESN 333)
Email: mleelaw@nortelnetworks.com