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IPR Details
Voltage Security, Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to RFC 5091, draft-martin-ibcs-08, draft-ietf-smime-ibearch-06, and draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms-08

Submitted: May 5, 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 Voltage Security, Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name Lisa Viso
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

1070 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
T: 650-543-1280

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

Name Terence Spies
Other info

1070 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
T: 650-543-1280

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

draft-martin-ibcs ("Identity-Based Cryptography Standard (IBCS) #1: Supersingular Curve Implementations of the BF and BB1 Cryptosystems")
draft-ietf-smime-ibearch ("Identity-Based Encryption Architecture and Supporting Data Structures")
draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms ("Using the Boneh-Franklin and Boneh-Boyen Identity-Based Encryption Algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)")
RFC5091 ("Identity-Based Cryptography Standard (IBCS) #1: Supersingular Curve Implementations of the BF and BB1 Cryptosystems")

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)

Issued Patents: 7,113,594, 6,886,096, 7,017,181, 7,103,911

Published patent applications: 10/390,058, 11/043,807, 11/313,992, 11/431,410 and corresponding international applications: PCT/US02/27155, PCT/US03/36455, PCT/US04/07829 , PCT/US04/018048, PC
Date: 7,113,594 issued on 9/26/2006. 6,886,096 issued on 4/26/2005. 7,017,181 issued on 3/21/2006. 7,103,911 issued on 9/5/2006. See applications for filing dates.
Country: US, Japan, Europe, and PCT, as noted above

Notes: Patent 7,113,594, application serial no. 11/431,410, PCT Application PCT/US02/27155 and corresponding national phase applications, including JP 2003-521528 and EU 02794941.1, are owned by the Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University and University of California Davis and are licensed to Voltage Security, Inc. Other listed patents and/or applications are owned by Voltage Security, Inc. Additional patent applications relating to the above referenced specifications, patents and/or applications have been filed or may be filed, including continuations, international and foreign counterparts and other related applications. This includes one or more unpublished patent applications in addition to those listed above. The claims, if any, that may be issued from patent applications are uncertain and the above specifications may be subject to change. Accordingly, no assurance is provided as to whether any particular patent or patent application may be or become necessary. However, this disclosure is provided to draw attention to the possibility that compliance with the above specifications may require use of an invention covered by these or other patent rights of Voltage Security Inc.

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

The above specifications are currently informational track only. However, if adopted by IETF as a standard in the future, Voltage would be willing to negotiate reasonable and non-discriminatory licenses, which may be subject to a royalty/fee, as indicated above. Such negotiations and licenses may be subject to confidentiality obligations, reciprocity and other reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. The foregoing licensing declaration does not apply to any portions of any patents, products or systems which are not necessary for compliance with any such approved IETF standard.

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 Terence Spies
Submitter email

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