IPR Details
Deutsche Post AG's Statement about IPR related to draft-apthorp-ical-tasks

Submitted: January 7, 2015

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

Holder legal name
Deutsche Post AG

II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application

Holder contact name
Adrian Apthorp
Holder contact email
Holder contact info

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

draft-apthorp-ical-tasks ("Task Extensions to iCalendar")
Revisions: 00
Sections: 3.1, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

IV. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979

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

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

This disclosure relates to the following patent applications made at the European, US and Singapore patent offices, for the same invention. Only the application in Singapore (10201406960W) is still open, the others have been abandoned or withdrawn.

Method for exchanging a courier transport message and dispatch system for carrying out the method

Publication number EP2325789 A1
Publication type Application
Application number EP20090175234
Publication date May 25, 2011
Filing date Nov 6, 2009
Priority date Nov 6, 2009
Also published as US20110113347
Inventors Adrian Apthorp
Applicant Deutsche Post AG

May 30, 2012 18D Deemed to be withdrawn

United States

Method for exchanging a courier transport message and dispatch system for carrying out the method

Publication number US20110113347 A1
Publication type Application
Application number US 12/916,900
Publication date May 12, 2011
Filing date Nov 1, 2010
Priority date Nov 6, 2009
Also published as EP2325789A1
Inventors Adrian Paul Apthorp
Original Assignee Deutsche Post Ag

Status: Abandoned -- Failure to Respond to an Office Action
Status Date: 12-10-2014


Application No. 2010067890


Filing Date 17/09/2010
Lodgement Date 17/09/2010
Abandoned 08/11/2014
Priority Claimed 06/11/2009 EP 09175234.5
Divisional application(s) 10201406960W

Status Pending (Published)
Filing Date 17/09/2010
Lodgement Date 27/10/2014
Title Method for Exchanging a Courier Transport Message and
Dispatch System for Carrying Out the Method Agent 1) PYPRUS PTE LTD

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

The patent applications disclosed here apply to the package shipping examples given in the I-D. As noted above these applications have been withdrawn/ abandoned in all but the Singapore Patent Office. Therefore the following licensing terms only apply in that case.

Normally Deustche Post AG (DP DHL) is open for royalty fee bearing agreements with the exception of their direct competitors.

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
Adrian Apthorp
Submitter email

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