IPR Details
Global IP Sound AB's Patent Statement pertaining to draft-andersen-ilbc-00.txt

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

Submitted: February 22, 2002

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

Holder legal name
Global IP Sound, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Geoffrey M. Creighton
Holder contact email
gmc@globalipsound.com
Holder contact info

General Counsel, Global IP Sound, Inc.
900 Kearny Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133-5124, USA
T: +1 415 397 2555

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

Internet-Draft
draft-andersen-ilbc ("Internet Low Bit Rate Codec")

IV. 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

If GIPS has any patents or pending applications for GIPS technology submitted to the IETF
and the technology is required to fully implement and comply with any standard arising from
the GIPS iLBC Freeware standards process, GIPS provides this written assurance that it
intends to provide, upon written request from a party implementing the IETF standard
technology, a royalty-free license for any party to implement, use, and distribute the
technology or works when implementing, using, or distributing technology based upon the
specific specifications under openly specified, reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, solely
to the extent such technology is essential to comply with such standard, and provided a
reciprocal license is granted to GIPS and other parties under any patents or pending
applications that the license applicant has to any technology essential to implement that
IETF standard, in accordance with 10.3.2 of RFC 2026 Best Current Practice, Internet
Standards Process (Bradner, October 1996).

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.

V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form

Submitter name
Alan Duric
Submitter email
alan.duric@globalipsound.com

VI. Other Notes

Additional notes

Global IP Sound AB and its subsidiaries ("GIPS") would like to clarify their position with
respect to any patent applications associated with its submission of GIPS iLBC Freeware
(internet low bit-rate codec) to the IETF for standards consideration.

GIPS may seek patent protection regarding technology submitted to the IETF for use in
standards. GIPS requests that notice of any GIPS patent application be managed in accordance with 10.3.2 of RFC 2026 Best Current Practice, Internet Standards Process
(Bradner, October 1996).

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