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The United States of America as represented by the National Security Agency's general license statement

Only those sections of the "Patent Disclosure and Licensing Declaration Template for Generic IPR Disclosures" where the submitter provided information are displayed.

Update this IPR disclosure. 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.

Submitted Date: June 20, 2007

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: The United States of America as represented by the National Security Agency
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name: William T. Newbill
Department: NSA Research Partnerships, National Security Agency
Telephone: 240-373-6728
III. 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): 6,829,355
Date(s) granted or applied for: December 7, 2004
Country: USA
Additional Notes:

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: 0
C. Does this disclosure apply to all IPR owned by the submitter?: 0
IV. 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):
See Text Below for Licensing Declaration.
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information:

The U.S. Government holds U.S. Patent 6,829,355 on the "Device for and method of
one-way cryptographic hashing", which has been incorporated into Federal
Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 180-2. This patent was issued on
December 7, 2004. The National Security Agency has made U.S. Patent 6,829,355
available royalty-free.

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: According to RFC 3979, Section 6.4.3, unless you check the box above, and choose either option a) or b), you must still file specific IPR disclosures as appropriate.

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.
V. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form (if different from the Contact Information above)
No information submitted
VI. Other Notes:
No information submitted