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IPR Details
Tellabs Statement about IPR Claimed in draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-ldp-06 and draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-bgp-05

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

Submitted: May 11, 2005 under the rules in RFC 3979.

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 Tellabs

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Rudofski, Kenneth J.
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

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

draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-bgp ("Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Using BGP for Auto-Discovery and Signaling")
draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-ldp ("Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Using Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) Signaling")

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:

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

US 6,847,641
counterpart application CA2440241
counterpart applicationEP1366606
counterpart applicationPCT/US02/07246 (WO02/073909)

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

If one or more standards relating to this subject matter has been or is
later adopted by the IETF, and if any patent claims arising from these
Tellabs patents or patent applications, or counterparts or derivatives
thereof, are necessary for compliance with the standard, then on the
condition of reciprocity Tellabs will make available, upon written
request to Tellabs, a non-exclusive license to such essential claims
under reasonable and non-discriminatory terms and conditions, including
a reasonable royalty or other consideration.

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
Submitter email

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