Apple Computer's Statement About IPR Claimed in draft-ietf-zeroconf-ipv4-linklocal
The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.
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
- Apple Computer, Inc.
II. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
- Holder contact name
- Richard J. Lutton, Jr.
- Holder contact email
- Holder contact info
Director of Patents
Apple Computer, Inc.
1 Infinite Loop, MS 3-PAT
Cupertino, CA 95014-2084
III. IETF Document or Other Contribution to Which this IPR Disclosure Relates
draft-ietf-zeroconf-ipv4-linklocal ("Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-Local Addresses")
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)
U.S. Patent Numbers 4,661,902 and 4,689,786
B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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
In the event that the technology discussed in the Document becomes an IETF
standard (the "Standard") which is not materially different from the Document,
Apple agrees, upon written request from a Party to negotiate outside of IETF
to make available a non-exclusive license under reasonable and non-discriminatory
("RAND") terms and conditions under such claims of the Patents that are essential
to implement a product compliant with the Standard (a "Compliant Product").
These RAND terms and conditions may be conditional upon a reciprocal grant or
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
- Submitter email
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