IPR Details
Digital Fountain, Inc.'s statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-rmt-bb-fec-raptor-object-04.txt

Submitted: June 29, 2006

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Updates

Updates

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

Holder legal name
Digital Fountain, Inc.

'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

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

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

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

Internet-Draft
draft-ietf-rmt-bb-fec-raptor-object ("Raptor Forward Error Correction Scheme for Object Delivery")
Revisions: 04

'IV'. 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)

6,307,487; 6,320,520; 6,373,406; 6,614,366; 6,856,263; 6,909,383;6,073,250; 6,081,909; 6,163,870
Date: 23 Oct 01; 20 Nov 01; 16 Apr 02; 02 Sept 03; 15 Feb 05; 21 Jun 05; 06 Jun 00; 27 Jun 00; 19 Dec 00
Country: US

Notes: Additional granted patents include:

patent # 1116335, issued 18 Dec 02 (DE, EP, FR, GB, IT);
patent # HK1038995, issued 13 Jun 03 (HK);
patent #s 79667, 82441, issued 30 Sep 03, 31 Mar 04 (SG);
patent # 767140, issued 18 Mar 04 (AU);
patent # NI-194502, issued 21 Jan 04 (TW)

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending
No

'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

Although Digital Fountain is not able to offer RAND terms independent of market
and application, Digital Fountain offers RAND terms for
application/market-specific standards such as 3GPP MBMS and DVB-H IPDC, and
intends to offer RAND terms for additional specific such standards in the
future.

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
Mark Watson
Submitter email
mark@digitalfountain.com

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