Verisign Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-dnsop-root-loopback
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
- Verisign Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Paul Livesay
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
12061 Bluemont Way
Reston, VA 20190
T: +1 (703) 948-4245
III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure
- Allison Mankin
- Other info
IV. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-ietf-dnsop-root-loopback ("Decreasing Access Time to Root Servers by Running One on Loopback")
V. 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)
US Patent 8874790; “DNS package in a partitioned network”, Issued 10/28/2014
EP2611113 A1, “DNS package in a partitioned network “, Filed 14 Dec 2012
US Published Patent Application #20150046577; “DNS PACKAGE IN A PARTITIONED NETWORK”, Filed 10/27/2014
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:
- Has patent pending
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):
- 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 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 the internet-draft, coverage of the claims versus existing text is difficult to ascertain, a licensing declaration to be provided later, if required (Consistent with the terms of the IETF disclosure form’s “option d)” selection, which implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of one of the following: a) No License Required for Implementers; b) Royalty-Free, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers; or c) Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee).
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
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