IPR Details
Verisign Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-bortzmeyer-dns-qname-minimisation-02

Submitted: October 27, 2014

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This IPR disclosure has been updated by IPR disclosure ID #2542, "Verisign Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-dnsop-qname-minimisation".

I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")

Holder legal name
Verisign Inc.

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Paul Livesay
Holder contact email
plivesay@verisign.com
Holder contact info

VP and Counsel
Global Law
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190
T: +1 (703) 948-4245

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

Name
Danny McPherson
Email
dmcpherson@verisign.com
Other info

Chief Security Officer
Office of the CSO
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190
T: +1 (703) 948-4516

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

Internet-Draft
draft-bortzmeyer-dns-qname-minimisation ("DNS query name minimisation to improve privacy")
Revisions: 02

V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 8179

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

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

US Patent Application Publication No. 20130173825 and European Patent Office Application EP2611116
Date: 12-30-2011
Country: USA, EU

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending
No

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):

Possible licencing choices a), b), and c) when Licencing Declaration to be Provided Later:
  • a) No License Required for Implementers
  • b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers
  • c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee

Licensing
Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above)
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

Due to the early state of both the patent application and the internet-draft, coverage of the claims versus the I-D text is difficult to ascertain, a licensing declaration to be provided later if required.

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
Matthew Ward
Submitter email
mward@verisign.com

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