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IPR Details
Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd's Statement about IPR related to draft-quilbeuf-opsawg-configuration-tracing

Submitted: March 23, 2023 under the rules in RFC 8179.

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. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Director of licensing
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

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

draft-quilbeuf-opsawg-configuration-tracing ("External Trace ID for Configuration Tracing")

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 8179

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

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

Number: PCT/EP2022/068824
Inventor: Jean Quilbeuf;Benoit Claise
Date: 2022-07-07

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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):

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

Conditional Non-Assertion Statement: Subject to the Defensive Assertion Condition stated below, if any patent claim contained in the patent(s) or patent application(s) disclosed would necessarily be infringed by implementing [sections 4 and 5] of the specification contained in the IETF document or other contribution referenced above that is incorporated into an Internet Standard or an Proposed Standard adopted by IETF, Huawei on behalf of itself and its Affiliates hereby covenant not to assert any such claim against any party where an infringement assertion is based upon a product or portion of a product which implements the [sections 4 and 5] of the specification; however, Huawei retains the right to assert any patents or claims, including the above disclosed patents and claims, against any party where an infringement assertion is based upon a product or portion of a product that is not necessarily infringed by implementing [sections 4 and 5] of the specification incorporated into the Internet standard or the Proposed Standard. Nothing in this disclosure should be interpreted to limit in any way Huawei’s right to assert any claim of any patent that is not expressly identified above in this disclosure.
Defensive Assertion Condition: Notwithstanding the Conditional Non-Assertion Statement, Huawei shall retain the right to assert the above disclosed patent(s) or patent application(s) (including claiming past royalties) against any party that asserts directly or indirectly a patent it owns or controls against Huawei and/or its Affiliates, or against any products of Huawei or its Affiliates either alone or in combination with other products, regardless of whether such patent assertion is related to IETF standards or not.
FRAND License Available for Additional Use: In the event that any party seeks the right to use the patent(s) disclosed above in ways that exceed the scope of the above stated commitment by Huawei, Huawei is willing to offer FRAND royalty-bearing licenses for such activities.

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 Director of licensing
Submitter email

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