IPR Details
Digital Fountain, Inc.'s statement about IPR claimed in draft-watson-tsvwg-fec-sf-00.txt

Submitted: December 13, 2005 under the rules in RFC 3979

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

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Digital Fountain, Inc. Holder legal name Digital Fountain, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

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Charlie Oppenheimer Holder contact name Charlie Oppenheimer
charlieo@digitalfountain.com Holder contact email charlieo@digitalfountain.com

President and CEO
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300
Fremont, CA 94538 USA
T: +1 (510) 284-1477
F: +1 (510) 284-1499

Holder contact info

President and CEO
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300
Fremont, CA 94538 USA
T: +1 (510) 284-1477
F: +1 (510) 284-1499

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

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Internet-Draft: draft-watson-tsvwg-fec-sf ("Forward Error Correction (FEC) Streaming Framework")
Revisions: 00
Internet-Draft: draft-watson-tsvwg-fec-sf ("Forward Error Correction (FEC) Streaming Framework")
Revisions: 00

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979

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

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

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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Yes 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):

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See Text Below for Licensing Declaration Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration

Digital Fountain is the owner of one or more pending unpublished patent
applications (the “Patents�) relating to the subject matter of
Internet-Draft draft-watson-tsvwg-fec-sf-00.txt (Forward Error Correction (FEC)
Streaming Framework).

If the technology that is fully specified in this document is included in a
standard adopted by IETF (a “Standard�) and any claims of the Patents are
necessarily infringed by complying with the standard, then Digital Fountain will
not assert any such Patent claims against any implementing party for fully
complying with the Standard; provided, however, that such implementing party
does not (i) assert any patent right owned or controlled by such party against
Digital Fountain or any of its successors, or (ii) challenge the validity of any
patent right owned or controlled by Digital Fountain or any of its successors.
For the avoidance of doubt, Digital Fountain reserves the right to freely assert
its patent rights in connection with any product, service, or technology that
does not fully comply with the Standard.

Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

Digital Fountain may own one or more patent claims relating to the subject
matter of Internet-Draft draft-watson-tsvwg-fec-sf-00.txt (Forward Error
Correction (FEC) Streaming Framework).

To the extent that the technology that is fully specified in this document is
included in a published IETF specification ("Specified Technology"), then
Digital Fountain hereby grants to any party implementing such IETF specification
a royalty-free license, under any patents owned by Digital Fountain that would
necessarily be infringed by an implementation of the Specified Technology, to
make, use, sell, distribute, import, and offer for sale a product that is fully
compliant with such published IETF specification; provided, however, that the
foregoing license does not extend to (and Digital Fountain may assert any of its
patent rights, including claims for past royalties, against) any party that
asserts a patent that it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly)
against Digital Fountain or any of Digital Fountain's affiliates or successors
in interest.

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

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Charlie Oppenheimer Submitter name Charlie Oppenheimer
charlieo@digitalfountain.com Submitter email charlieo@digitalfountain.com

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