Re: [IPsec] IPR statement for draft-detienne-ikev2-recovery

Frederic Detienne <fd@cisco.com> Mon, 22 March 2010 08:51 UTC

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Subject: Re: [IPsec] IPR statement for draft-detienne-ikev2-recovery
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Hi Paul,

I am afraid you are mistaken. Yoav, Yaron, Pratima and I had a discussion about the draft's IPR back in Dublin in July 2008. We told back then that we would have rights released. The process takes its own time but as far as Pratima and I are concerned, we did due diligence.

Will you share your assumptions directly with us next time ?

thanks,

	fred

On 09 Mar 2010, at 18:37, Paul Hoffman wrote:

> Greetings again. Cisco has recently posted an IPR statement that is relevant to our charter. Please see <http://www.ietf.org/ietf-ftp/IPR/cisco-ipr-draft-detienne-ikev2-recovery-03.txt>. You can see the patent application referenced in the IPR statement at <http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=/netahtml/PTO/search-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PG01&s1=20080313461.PGNR.&OS=DN/20080313461&RS=DN/20080313461>.
> 
> Before reacting to this announcement, please review the IETF's IPR policy at <http://www.ietf.org/ipr/policy.html>, and please read the specific IPR statement carefully. You may wish to inform any legal counsel you have about this.
> 
> On a personal note, I believe that it would have been much more appropriate for Cisco to have let the WG know about this IPR before we put the draft by name in our charter. I also note that at least one of the co-authors on the named draft was not informed of the IPR; in my opinion, this is particularly inappropriate.
> 
> We will begin the discussion of which secure crash discovery protocol the WG wants to adopt in the next few days, and this IPR statement might or might not affect the outcome, based on what the WG desires.
> 
> --Paul Hoffman, Director
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