IPR Details
Dell's Statement about IPR related to draft-tissa-trill-cmt-01

Submitted: October 28, 2013 under the rules in RFC 3979 as updated by RFC 4879

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 Dell

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Anthony Peterman
Holder contact email legal-intellectualpropertyteam@dell.com
Holder contact info

Chief Patent Counsel
T: 512-728-9093

III. Contact Information for the IETF Participant Whose Personal Belief Triggered this Disclosure

Name Pathangi Janardhanan
Email Pathangi_Janardhanan@Dell.com
Other info

T: +914442208486

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

Internet-Draft: draft-tissa-trill-cmt ("Coordinated Multicast Trees (CMT)for TRILL")
Revisions: 01

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 Application Serial No. 13/607076
Date: September 7, 2012
Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

Has patent pending Yes

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):

Licensing See Text Below for Licensing Declaration
Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

If technology in this document is included in a standard adopted by IETF and any claims of the disclosed Dell patent application are necessary for practicing the standard, any party will have the right to use any such patent claims under reasonable, non-discriminatory terms, with reciprocity, to implement and fully comply with the standard.

If this standard is adopted, Dell will not assert the disclosed Dell patent application against any party for making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale a product that implements the standard, provided, however that Dell retains the right to assert its patents (including the right to claim past royalties) against any party that asserts a patent it owns or controls (either directly or indirectly) against Dell or any of Dell's affiliates or successors in title or against any products of Dell or any products of any of Dell's affiliates either alone or in combination with other products; and Dell retains the right to assert its patents against any product or portion thereof that is not necessary for compliance with the standard.

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 Anuj Dharia
Submitter email anuj_dharia@dell.com

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