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RedPhone Security, Inc.'s statement about IPR claimed in draft-housley-evidence-extns-01.txt

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Submitted Date: November 29, 2006

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: RedPhone Security, Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Mark Brown
Title: CEO
Department:
Address1: 2019 Palace Avenue
Address2: Saint Paul, MN 55105
Telephone: 651.204.3372
Fax:
Email: mark@redphonesecurity.com
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
No information submitted
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"Transport Layer Security (TLS) Evidence Extensions"
(draft-housley-evidence-extns-01)
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): 60/646,749
Date(s) granted or applied for: September 23, 2005
Country: USA
Additional Notes:

(1) U.S. Patent Application 60/646,749 entitled “Securing Computer Network
Interactions Between Entities with Authorization Assurances� filed September
23, 2005
(2) Patent Cooperation Treaty application PCT/US2006/001342 with the same title,
filed January 13, 2006

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: 0
C. If an Internet-Draft or RFC includes multiple parts and it is not reasonably apparent which part of such Internet-Draft or RFC is alleged to be covered by the patent information disclosed in Section V(A) or V(B), it is helpful if the discloser identifies here the sections of the Internet-Draft or RFC that are alleged to be so covered:
No information submitted
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):
Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee.
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

It is RedPhone Security’s desire to facilitate the wide-scale adoption of
recent enhancements to the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol including
enhancements that assure additional security properties beyond confidentiality
and data integrity. These enhancements include specific RFC 3546 TLS Extensions
and/or RFC 4680 TLS Supplemental Data messages together with enhancement methods
described in the following Internet Drafts

1. draft-housley-tls-authz-extns
2. draft-housley-tls-evidence-extns

These enhancements are collectively referred to as “RPS enhancements� in
this document.

At the same time, however, RedPhone Security is seeking intellectual property
protection that may cover one or more aspects of the TLS protocol when used with
the RPS enhancements. In particular, RedPhone Security believes its patent
applications listed in Schedule A contain claims that, upon patent issuance, may
limit the practice of the RPS enhancements to the TLS protocol under specific
circumstances.

RedPhone Security encourages any potential user of RPS enhancements to consult
the patent applications listed in Schedule A and any issued patents from such
applications prior to using the enhancements to the TLS protocol in order to
determine whether a license is needed.

Any party wishing to request a license under the patent applications listed in
Schedule A and/or any issued patents from such applications is encouraged to
contact RedPhone Security. Licenses will be issued under fair,
non-discriminatory and non-onerous practices.

Sincerely,


RedPhone Security
2019 Palace Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105
651.204.3372

Schedule A: RedPhone Security Intellectual Property

(1) U.S. Patent Application 60/646,749 entitled “Securing Computer Network
Interactions Between Entities with Authorization Assurances� filed September
23, 2005
(2) Patent Cooperation Treaty application PCT/US2006/001342 with the same title,
filed January 13, 2006

The individual submitting this template represents and warrants that all terms and conditions that must be satisfied for implementers of any covered IETF specification to obtain a license have been disclosed in this IPR disclosure statement.

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 (if different from the Contact Information above)
Name: Mark Brown
Title: CEO
Department:
Address1: 2019 Palace Avenue
Address2: Saint Paul, MN 55105
Telephone: 651.204.3372
Fax:
Email: mark@redphonesecurity.com
VIII. Other Notes:
No information submitted