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

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

Submitted: November 14, 2001

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'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name
Cisco Systems

'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Robert Barr
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Worldwide Patent Counsel, Cisco Systems
T: 408-525-9706

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

draft-ietf-diffserv-pib ("Differentiated Services Quality of Service Policy Information Base")

'IV'. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979

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

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

US Patent No. 6,167,445

Notes: 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".

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending

'V'. 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):

See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

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.

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.

'VI'. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Submitter email

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