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Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-wijnands-mpls-ldp-mcast-ext-00.txt

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.

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available further down, and also here:
http://www.ietf.org/ietf-ftp/IPR/cisco-ipr-draft-wijnands-mpls-ldp-mcast-ext-00.txt.

Update this IPR disclosure. 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.

Submitted Date: April 18, 2005

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Cisco
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Robert Barr
Title: worldwide Patent Counsel
Department:
Address1:
Address2:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email: rbarr@cisco.com
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Multicast Extensions for LDP"
(draft-wijnands-mpls-ldp-mcast-ext-00)

The text of the original IPR declaration:

Title: Cisco's Statement about IPR claimed in draft-wijnands-mpls-ldp-mcast-ext-00.txt
Received: 16 April 2005 
From: Robert Barr  

Cisco is the owner of one or more pending unpublished patent applications
relating to the subject matter of "Multicast Extensions for LDP"
.

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and
any claims of any Cisco patents are necessary for practicing the standard,
any party will have the right to use any such patent claims under
reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and
fully comply with the standard.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If this standard is adopted, Cisco will not assert any patents owned or
controlled by Cisco against any party for making, using, selling, importing
or offering for sale a product that implements the standard, provided,
however that Cisco retains the right to assert its patents (including the
right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it
owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Cisco or any of
Cisco's affiliates or successors in title; and Cisco retains the right to
assert its patents against any product or portion thereof that is not
necessary for compliance with the standard.

Royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that
option.

For information contact:

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