IPR Details
Spectrum Bridge Inc's Statement about IPR related to draft-ietf-paws-protocol-06

Submitted: November 4, 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")

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Spectrum Bridge Holder legal name Spectrum Bridge Inc

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

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Peter Stanforth Holder contact name Peter Stanforth
info@spectrumbridge.com Holder contact email peter@spectrumbridge.com

1064 Greenwood Blvd
Suite 200
T: 407 7921570

Holder contact info

1064 Greenwood Blvd
Lake Mary FL 32746
T: 407 805 3118
F: 407 805 3118

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

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Peter Stanforth Name Peter Stanforth
peter@spectrumbridge.com Email peter@spectrumbridge.com

1064 Greenwood Blvd
suite 200
T: 407 7921570

Other info

T: 407 805 3118

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

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Internet-Draft: draft-sbi-paws-protocol ("Protocol for Communication between White Space Device and White Space Database")
Revisions: 00
Internet-Draft: draft-das-paws-protocol ("Device to Database Protocol for White Space")
Revisions: 02
Designations for Other Contributions PAWS
Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-paws-protocol ("Protocol to Access White-Space (PAWS) Databases")
Revisions: 06
Sections: relates to how permission to use spectrum is conveyed using masks and power levels, example claim, from 8,139,496:A method of controlling spectrum use by a wireless radio system, comprising: obtaining a spectrum certificate with the wireless radio system, the spectrum certificate specifying a time window, a frequency-based spectral mask, a geography-based emission mask and a transmitted power limit,

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:

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current list maintained, and can be found, at
Date: March 2007
Country: USA and international

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

plus other published and unpublished applications
Date: 03/2007 and newer
Country: US and international

Notes: This updates/replaces our earlier IPR filings on PAWS and reflects proposed changes that are currently being discussed in the working group for the new draft.

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?:

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Yes Has patent pending No

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):

Possible licensing choices a), b), and c) when Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later:
  • 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
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Licensing Declaration to be Provided Later (implies a willingness to commit to the provisions of a), b), or c) above) Licensing Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License to All Implementers with Possible Royalty/Fee

(No information submitted)

Licensing information, comments, notes, or URL for further information

(No information submitted)

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

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Peter Stanforth Submitter name Peter Stanforth
peter@spectrumbridge.com Submitter email peter@spectrumbridge.com

VIII. Other Notes

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Spectrum Bridge owns a number of patents and patent applications related to spectrum management and spectrum sharing technologies which may be related to the output of the PAWS working group

Additional notes

see: https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/1839/
for previous filing

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