Don Hall's Patent Statement pertaining to VPN
The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.
I. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
- Holder legal name
- Don Hall
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Don Hall
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
- Designations for Other Contributions
IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by RFC 2026
- Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s)
Notes: Don Hall, was awarded U.S. Patent No. 5,126,728 in 1992 with claims that
define methods used in VPN Virtual Private Networking, when used in
combination with encryption and/or guard functions.
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
V. Licensing Declaration
- See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
- Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information
VPN exploits methods described in said patent. Non exclusive licenses,
on relevant patent claims, may be made available for a reasonable fee.
These licenses will be granted for implementation and use as
defined in the relevant RFC documentation. Continued development of
generalized security methods based on encapsulation are discouraged
without obtaining licenses when applicable.
Commercial and government organizations exploiting VPN should obtain a
license for use of relevant encapsulation methods
VI. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form
- Submitter name
- Submitter email