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IPR Details
David L. Black's statement about possible IPR claimed in RFC 3720 belonging to Crossroads Systems, Inc.

Submitted: December 20, 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. Possible Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name Crossroads Systems, Inc.

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

Name David L. Black
Other info

Senior Technologist
EMC Corporation, 176 South St.
Hopkinton, MA 01748
T: (508) 293-7953
F: (508) 293-7786

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

RFC3720 ("Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI)")

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3668

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)

Notes: Crossroads submitted an IPR Disclosure to the IETF on or about
May 1, 2003. That disclosure, recorded as IETF IPR Disclosure
#199, contains the following statement:

Crossroads may have patents or patent applications that cover or
potentially cover technology a Crossroads employee contributes for
use in an IETF standard, including the iSCSI protocol under
development in the IP Storage (ips) working group.

The "iSCSI protocol under development in the IP Storage (ips)
working group" has been published as RFC 3720.

The original disclosure (#199) can be found at:

Please direct all inquiries to the Crossroads contact named
in the original disclosure.

--David (ips Working Group co-chair)

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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