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LMI's statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-avt-rtp-svc-01

This IPR disclosure was submitted by e-mail.

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Submitted Date: March 9, 2007

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: Layered Media, Inc. ("LMI")
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: Alex Eleftheriadis, Ph.D.
Title: Chief Scientist
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates:
Internet-Draft:"RTP Payload Format for Scalable Video Coding"

The text of the original IPR declaration:

LMI's statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-avt-rtp-svc-01
Date: 9 March 2007
From: Alex Eleftheriadis 

Layered Media, Inc. ("LMI") is the owner of one or more pending unpublished
patent applications relating to the subject matter of "RTP Payload Format
for SVC Video" .

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and
any claims of any LMI patents are necessary for practicing the standard, any
party will have the right to use any such patent claims under reasonable,
non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply
with the standard.

The reasonable non-discriminatory terms are:

If this standard is adopted, LMI will not assert any patents owned or
controlled by LMI against any party for making, using, selling, importing or
offering for sale a product that implements the standard, provided, however
that LMI retains the right to assert its patents (including the right to
claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it owns or
controls (either directly or indirectly) against LMI or any of LMI's
affiliates or successors in title or against any products of LMI or any
products of any of LMI's affiliates either alone or in combination with
other products; and LMI retains the right to assert its patents against any
product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the

Royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that

For information contact:

Alex Eleftheriadis, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist
Layered Media, Inc.