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Cisco's Patent claim pertaining to draft-ietf-diffserv-pib

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

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http://www.ietf.org/ietf-ftp/IPR/CISCO-DIFFSERV.txt.

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Submitted Date: November 14, 2001

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco Systems
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Robert Barr
Title:
Department: Worldwide Patent Counsel, Cisco Systems
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone: 408-525-9706
Fax:
Email: rbarr@cisco.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Differentiated Services Quality of Service Policy Information Base"
(draft-ietf-diffserv-pib-05)

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Received November 14, 2001
From: Robert Barr 

Cisco is the owner of US Patent No. 6,167,445, and at least one other
pending patent relating to the subject matter of several Internet Drafts
relating to policy-based management of QoS, including
draft-ietf-diffserv-pib-05.txt entitled "Differentiated Services Quality of
Service Policy Information Base". If one or more standards for policy-based
management of QoS are adopted by IETF and any claims of any issued Cisco
patents are necessary for practicing any such standards, any party will be
able to obtain a license from Cisco to use any such patent claims under
reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and
fully comply with the standard.

For information contact:
Robert Barr
Worldwide Patent Counsel
Cisco Systems
408-525-9706
rbarr@cisco.com