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BMC's patent statement pertaining to draft-ietf-snmpconf-pm

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Submitted Date: January 9, 2002

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: BMC Software, Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Ken Sidelinger
Title: Senior Legal Counsel
Department: Intellectual Property
Telephone: (713) 918-1259
Fax: (713) 918-1110
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Policy Based Management MIB"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Received January 9, 2002
From: Randy Presuhn 

This is to advise the IETF that BMC Software Inc. ("BMC
Software") believes that it has rights in one or more United
States or foreign patents or pending patent applications,
including but not limited to U.S. Patent No. 5,978,594
and/or U.S. Patent No. 5,665,081, that may relate to
technologies and processes discussed in the Internet Draft
draft-ietf-snmpconf-pm-xx, including but not limited to
technologies and/or processes for which employees of BMC
Software may have contributed information. BMC Software may
also seek patent protection for any such technology or other
information if BMC Software concludes that such protection
is warranted. Parties interested in obtaining information
regarding any such license from BMC Software should contact:

Ken Sidelinger
Senior Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property
BMC Software, Inc.
o: (713) 918-1259
f: (713) 918-1110

Received January 21, 2002

The correct number is 5,655,081.