Certicom's Patent statement pertaining to SMIME
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I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- Certicom Corp.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Bruce MacInnis
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
Director of Licensing
200 Matheson Blvd. West
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5R 3L7
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
RFC2630 ("Cryptographic Message Syntax")
- Designations for Other Contributions
IV. 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)
Notes: This is to advise the IETF that Certicom believes it has rights under
patents and/or pending applications which may be applicable to
specifications being developed by the S/MIME Mail Security working
group. These include, but are not limited to, patents and/or pending
applications for cryptographic protocols, cryptographic computational
techniques, cryptographic protocol formatting, and techniques for
defending cryptographic protocols against attacks.
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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 part(s) of these specifications are included in IETF standards and
Certicom has patents and/or pending application(s) that are essential
to implementation of such included part(s) in said standard, Certicom
is prepared to grant a license on such included part on reasonable,
non-discriminatory terms and conditions, provided that the licensee
provides a similar grant for any relevant patents under their control
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
- Simon Blake-Wilson
- Submitter email
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