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Submitted Date: November 16, 2005

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: NextHop Technologies
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Jim Mackaness
Other Info:

CFO, NextHopTechnology
1911 Landings Drive
Mountain View, CA 94043
T: (650)429-4811
F: (650)429-4801

'III'. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name:Susan Hares
Other Info:

Office of the CTO,NextHop Technologies
825 Victors Way
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
T: (734)222-1610
F: (734)222-1601

'IV'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft: "Lightweight Access Point Protocol"
Revisions: 03    
'V'. Disclosure of Patent Information (i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979)
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s):

Date: November 4, 2004
Country: USA

Notes: Title: Secure, standards-based communications across a wide-area network

Published date is: October 6, 2005

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: yes
'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 Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above to all implementers; otherwise, the next option 'Unwilling to Commit to the Provisions of a), b), or c) Above'. - must be selected)
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

NextHop Technologies is the holder of 1 or more pending patent applications
related to the LWAPP (Light Weight Access Point Protocol) specified in the
Internet draft: draft-ohara-capwap-lwapp-03.txt.

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

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
'VIII'. Other Notes:

Please note: Portions of LWAPP concepts were imported into SLAPP to provide
required CAPWAP features. The document draft-narasimhan-ietf-slapp-01.txt
contains these imported features that are imnpacted by the above patent