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Submitted Date: February 15, 2007

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: IBM
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:Dr. W. Charlton Adams, Jr.
Email:wcadams@us.ibm.com
Other Info:
(address,phone,etc)

Program Director Standards and Open Source
Technology and Intellectual Property
North Castle Drive
Armonk, NY, 10504
T: 914-765-4382
F: 914-765-4420

'III'. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure:
Name:James Snell
Email:jasnell@us.ibm.com
Other Info:
(address,phone,etc)

IBM CHQ, Enterprise On Demand
T: 1-877-511-5082
F: 1-877-511-5082

'IV'. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Designations for Other Contributions:Atom Publishing Format and Protocol (atompub)
'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):

None currently identified
Date: NA
Country: NA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no
'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):
Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

This licensing declaration is limited solely to standards-track IETF documents

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
Name:
Email:
'VIII'. Other Notes:

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