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IPR Details
Amazon Technologies, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-valin-opus-dred

Submitted: July 11, 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 Amazon Technologies, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Sarah Dukmen
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Name Jean-Marc Valin
Other info

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

draft-valin-opus-dred ("Deep Audio Redundancy (DRED) Extension for the Opus Codec")
No revisions for this Internet-Draft were specified in this disclosure. The Internet-Draft's revision was 01 at the time this disclosure was posted. Contact the discloser or patent holder if there are questions about which revisions this disclosure pertains to.

V. 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: US18/345838
Inventor: Jean-Marc Valin
Title: Neural Coding for Redundant Audio Information Transmission
Date: 2023-06-30
Notes: pending application that is not published

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending No

VI. 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

Amazon Technologies, Inc. intends to provide the following royalty-free license if the technology covered by this disclosure is included in a standard adopted by the IETF.
License Grant. Amazon Technologies, Inc. (“Amazon”) hereby grants to you a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable (except as stated in this license) license under Licensed Patents to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import, transfer, and otherwise run, modify (in a way that still complies with the Specification), and reproduce any Implementation.
Definitions. Specification means, and includes the following, both individually and collectively, (a) any standard specification related to the Opus codec adopted as an RFC by the IETF or any RFC that is issued as an update or new version thereof (“Standard”) and (b) any reference implementation (each, a “Reference Implementation”) indicated by the IETF as being a Reference Implementation for the Standard for which this License is issued. An Implementation means any Reference Implementation, or another implementation that complies with the Specification. Licensed Patents means all patents currently owned by Amazon or acquired hereafter that Amazon has the right to license as set forth above and that are Necessarily Infringed by the Specification, where “Necessarily Infringed” means: in the case of (a) above, there is no commercially viable means of implementing the Specification without infringing such patent; in the case of (b) above, use of the Reference Implementation to the extent it infringes such patent.
Termination. If you, directly or indirectly via controlled affiliate or subsidiary, agent, or exclusive licensee, file a Claim for patent infringement of a Necessarily Infringed patent claim against any entity alleging that an Implementation in whole or in part constitutes direct or contributory patent infringement, or inducement of patent infringement (a “Claim”), then any patent rights granted to you under this License shall automatically terminate retroactively as of the date you first received the grant. Claims made against an Implementation in part will only trigger termination if the Implementation in part was done for the purpose of combining it with other technology that complies with the Specification so that the technology’s ultimate use will be consistent with the Standard as a whole.

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.

VII. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name Sarah Dukmen
Submitter email

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