IPR Details
Nortel Networks Statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-pwe3-atm-encap-07

The text of the original IPR disclosure is available in the disclosure history.

Submitted: March 11, 2005 under the rules in RFC 3979

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.


Updated by

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

Holder legal name Nortel Networks

II. Patent Holder's Contact for Licence Application

Holder contact name Richard Weiss
Holder contact email weissr@nortelnetworks.com
Holder contact info

Nortel Networks
2221 Lakeside Boulevard, M/S 991/14/B20
Richardson, Texas

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

Name Michelle Lee
Email mleelaw@nortel.com
Other info

Counsel, IP Law

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

Internet-Draft: draft-ietf-pwe3-atm-encap ("Encapsulation Methods for Transport of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) over MPLS Networks")

V. Disclosure of Patent Information i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by 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 No.6,791,985

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: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

Nortel Networks U.S. Patent No.6,791,985, entitled "ATM transport over
multi-protocol label switching", may contain claims that are believed may be
necessary for practicing the resulting IETF Standard based on this Internet
Draft. In this regard, Nortel Networks will make available licenses on fair,
reasonable, reciprocal, and non-discriminatory terms, including royalties
and/or other payments, to such necessary claims it owns for the purposes of
complying with such resulting IETF Standard based on this Internet Draft.

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
Submitter email

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