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IPR Details
British Telecommunications plc's Statement about IPR related to "RTP Payload Format for SVC Video" "(draft-ietf-avt-rtp-svc-04)"

Submitted: January 4, 2008 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879.

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 British Telecommunications plc

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Peter Ratcliffe
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

Divisional Manager IPR
Intellectual Property Department
PPC5A, BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street,
London, EC1A 7AJ, UK
T: +44 (0)20 7356 6119
F: +44 (0)20 7600 6891

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Name Mike Nilsson
Other info

Principal Researcher
Multimedia Analysis & Coding, BT Group CTO
Sirius House (B54-MH), Room 92, Adastral Park,
Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3RE, UK
T: +44 (0) 1473 645 413
F: +44 (0) 1908 862 365

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

draft-ietf-avt-rtp-svc ("RTP Payload Format for Scalable Video Coding")

V. Disclosure of Patent Information
i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:

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

US 6977934, EP 1125413B
Date: 20 Dec 2005
Country: CA, US, JP EP (DE, ES, FR, GB, IT, NL)

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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):

Licensing Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

BT is prepared to grant non-exclusive licences on fair and reasonable non-discriminatory commercial terms, subject to reciprocity.

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

Submitter name Mike Nilsson
Submitter email

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