Certicom Corp's Statement about IPR related to draft-housley-rfc5008bis
The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.
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
- Certicom Corp
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Tony Rosati
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-housley-rfc5008bis ("Suite B in Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)")
IV. 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)
and by corresponding patent families in other jurisdictions, respectively.
Date: 2003-05-13; 3002-09-09; 2004-03-09; 2007-05-08
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
V. 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
If the Standard is adopted, Patent Holder will not assert any claims of any patents owned or controlled by the Patent Holder against any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale a product that implements the Standard, provided, however that Patent Holder retains the right to assert the patents (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Patent Holder or any of Patent Holder's Affiliates or successors in title or against any products of Patent Holder or any products of any of Patent Holder's Affiliates either alone or in combination with other products; and Patent Holder retains the right to assert the patents against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the Standard. Patent Holder shall only be required to license any prospective licensee if such prospective licensee will commit to license its necessary patents for implementation of the same above Standard free of charge or under reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms.
"Affiliate" of Certicom Corp. means any legal entity that is for the time being directly or indirectly in control of or controlled by Certicom Corp. Control in this context, exists where one entity owns more than fifty percent (50%) of the voting stock or equity in another entity, or regardless of stock or equity ownership, is otherwise able to direct its affairs or to appoint a majority of the members of the board of directors or an equivalent body to determine the course of action of the entity by virtue of its voting or other rights. Such entities shall only be deemed to be Affiliates, hereunder for as long as such control exists.
Royalty-bearing licenses will be available to anyone who prefers that option.
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.
VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
- Submitter name
- Matthew Campagna
- Submitter email
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