draft-ietf-ipr-3978-incoming-04.txt   draft-ietf-ipr-3978-incoming-05.txt 
Network Working Group S. Bradner Network Working Group S. Bradner
Internet-Draft Harvard University Internet-Draft Harvard University
Jorge Contreras Jorge Contreras
WilmerHale WilmerHale
Editors Editors
4 December 2007 3 January 2008
Rights Contributors provide to the IETF Trust Rights Contributors provide to the IETF Trust
<draft-ietf-ipr-3978-incoming-04.txt> <draft-ietf-ipr-3978-incoming-05.txt>
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
By submitting this Internet-Draft, each author represents that any By submitting this Internet-Draft, each author represents that any
applicable patent or other IPR claims of which he or she is aware applicable patent or other IPR claims of which he or she is aware
have been or will be disclosed, and any of which he or she becomes have been or will be disclosed, and any of which he or she becomes
aware will be disclosed, in accordance with Section 6 of BCP 79. aware will be disclosed, in accordance with Section 6 of BCP 79.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that
other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet- other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet-
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and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any
time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference
material or to cite them other than as "work in progress." material or to cite them other than as "work in progress."
The list of current Internet-Drafts can be accessed at The list of current Internet-Drafts can be accessed at
http://www.ietf.org/ietf/1id-abstracts.txt. http://www.ietf.org/ietf/1id-abstracts.txt.
The list of Internet-Draft Shadow Directories can be accessed at The list of Internet-Draft Shadow Directories can be accessed at
http://www.ietf.org/shadow.html. http://www.ietf.org/shadow.html.
This Internet-Draft will expire on May 13, 2008. This Internet-Draft will expire on June 3, 2008.
Copyright (C) The IETF Trust (2007). Copyright (C) The IETF Trust (2008).
Abstract Abstract
The IETF policies about rights in Contributions to the IETF are The IETF policies about rights in Contributions to the IETF are
designed to ensure that such Contributions can be made available to designed to ensure that such Contributions can be made available to
the IETF and Internet communities while permitting the authors to the IETF and Internet communities while permitting the authors to
retain as many rights as possible. This memo details the IETF retain as many rights as possible. This memo details the IETF
policies on rights in Contributions to the IETF. It also describes policies on rights in Contributions to the IETF. It also describes
the objectives that the policies are designed to meet. This memo the objectives that the policies are designed to meet. This memo
obsoletes RFC 3978 and 4748 and, with RFC 3979 and RFC xxx obsoletes RFC 3978 and 4748 and, with RFC 3979 and RFC xxx
(-outgoing), replaces Section 10 of RFC 2026. (-outgoing), replaces Section 10 of RFC 2026.
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policies concerning rights in RFC Editor Documents. policies concerning rights in RFC Editor Documents.
5. Rights in Contributions 5. Rights in Contributions
5.1. General Policy 5.1. General Policy
By submission of a Contribution, each person actually submitting the By submission of a Contribution, each person actually submitting the
Contribution, and each named co-Contributor, is deemed to have read Contribution, and each named co-Contributor, is deemed to have read
and understood the rules and requirements set forth in this document. and understood the rules and requirements set forth in this document.
Each Contributor is deemed, by the act of submitting a Contribution, Each Contributor is deemed, by the act of submitting a Contribution,
to enter into a legally-binding agreement to comply with the terms to enter into a legally-binding agreement to comply with the terms
and conditions set forth in this document, on his or her own behalf and conditions set forth in this document.
and on behalf of the organization the Contributor represents or is
sponsored by (if any), when submitting the Contribution. No further The Contributor is further deemed to have agreed that he/she has
acknowledgement, signature or other action is required to bind a obtained the necessary permissions to enter into such an agreement
Contributor to these terms and conditions. The operation of the IETF from any party that the Contributor reasonably and personally knows
and the work conducted by its many participants is dependent on such may have rights in the Contribution, including, but not limited to,
agreement by each Contributor, and each IETF participant expressly the Contributor's sponsor or employer.
relies on the agreement of each Contributor to the terms and
conditions set forth in this document. No further acknowledgement, signature or other action is required to
bind a Contributor to these terms and conditions. The operation of
the IETF and the work conducted by its many participants is dependent
on such agreement by each Contributor, and each IETF participant
expressly relies on the agreement of each Contributor to the terms
and conditions set forth in this document.
5.2. Confidentiality Obligations 5.2. Confidentiality Obligations
No information or document that is subject to any requirement of No information or document that is subject to any requirement of
confidentiality or any restriction on its dissemination may be confidentiality or any restriction on its dissemination may be
submitted as a Contribution or otherwise considered in any part of submitted as a Contribution or otherwise considered in any part of
the IETF Standards Process, and there must be no assumption of any the IETF Standards Process, and there must be no assumption of any
confidentiality obligation with respect to any Contribution. Each confidentiality obligation with respect to any Contribution. Each
Contributor agrees that any statement in a Contribution, whether Contributor agrees that any statement in a Contribution, whether
generated automatically or otherwise, that states or implies that the generated automatically or otherwise, that states or implies that the
Contribution is confidential or subject to any privilege, can be Contribution is confidential or subject to any privilege, can be
disregarded for all purposes, and will be of no force or effect. disregarded for all purposes, and will be of no force or effect.
5.3. Rights Granted by Contributors to the IETF Trust 5.3. Rights Granted by Contributors to the IETF Trust
To the extent that a Contribution or any portion thereof is protected To the extent that a Contribution or any portion thereof is protected
by copyright or other rights of authorship, the Contributor, and each by copyright or other rights of authorship, the Contributor, and each
named co-Contributor, and the organization he or she represents or is named co-Contributor grant a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive,
sponsored by (if any) grant a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive,
royalty-free, world-wide sublicensable right and license to the IETF royalty-free, world-wide sublicensable right and license to the IETF
Trust under all such copyrights and other rights in the Contribution: Trust under all such copyrights and other rights in the Contribution:
(A) to copy, publish, display, and distribute the Contribution, in (A) to copy, publish, display, and distribute the Contribution, in
whole or in part, whole or in part,
(B) to prepare translations of the Contribution into languages other (B) to prepare translations of the Contribution into languages other
than English, in whole or in part, and to copy, publish, display, than English, in whole or in part, and to copy, publish, display,
and distribute such translations or portions thereof, and distribute such translations or portions thereof,
(C) to modify or prepare derivative works (in addition to (C) to modify or prepare derivative works (in addition to
translations) that are based on or incorporate all or part of the translations) that are based on or incorporate all or part of the
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5.5. No Patent License 5.5. No Patent License
The licenses granted in Section 5.3 shall not be deemed to grant any The licenses granted in Section 5.3 shall not be deemed to grant any
right under any patent, patent application or other similar right under any patent, patent application or other similar
intellectual property right disclosed by the Contributor under BCP 79 intellectual property right disclosed by the Contributor under BCP 79
or otherwise. or otherwise.
5.6. Representations and Warranties 5.6. Representations and Warranties
With respect to each Contribution, each Contributor represents that With respect to each Contribution, each Contributor represents that
to the best of his or her knowledge and ability: to the best of his or her knowledge and ability:
a. The Contribution properly acknowledges all major Contributors. A a. The Contribution properly acknowledges all Indirect Contributors.
major Contributor is any person who has materially or An Indirect Contributor is any person who has materially or
substantially contributed to the Contribution. substantially contributed to the Contribution without being
personally involved in its submission to the IETF.
b. No information in the Contribution is confidential and the IETF, b. No information in the Contribution is confidential and the IETF,
IETF Trust, ISOC, and its affiliated organizations may freely IETF Trust, ISOC, and its affiliated organizations may freely
disclose any information in the Contribution. disclose any information in the Contribution.
c. There are no limits to the Contributor's ability to make the c. There are no limits to the Contributor's ability to make the
grants, acknowledgments and agreements herein that are reasonably grants, acknowledgments and agreements herein that are reasonably
and personally known to the Contributor. and personally known to the Contributor.
d. The Contributor has not intentionally included in the Contribution d. The Contributor has not intentionally included in the Contribution
any material which is defamatory or untrue or which is illegal any material which is defamatory or untrue or which is illegal
under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Contributor has under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Contributor has
his or her principal place of business or residence. his or her principal place of business or residence.
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EMail: sob@harvard.edu EMail: sob@harvard.edu
Jorge L. Contreras Jorge L. Contreras
WilmerHale WilmerHale
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 1875 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006 USA Washington, DC 20006 USA
Phone: +1 202 663 6872 Phone: +1 202 663 6872
Email: jorge.contreras@wilmerhale.com Email: jorge.contreras@wilmerhale.com
Full Copyright Statement Full Copyright Statement
Copyright (C) The IETF Trust (2007). This document is subject to the Copyright (C) The IETF Trust (2008). This document is subject to the
rights, licenses and restrictions contained in BCP 78, and except as rights, licenses and restrictions contained in BCP 78, and except as
set forth therein, the authors retain all their rights. This set forth therein, the authors retain all their rights. This
document and the information contained herein are provided on an "AS document and the information contained herein are provided on an "AS
IS" basis and THE CONTRIBUTOR, THE ORGANIZATION HE/SHE REPRESENTSOR IS" basis and THE CONTRIBUTOR, THE ORGANIZATION HE/SHE REPRESENTSOR
IS SPONSORED BY (IF ANY), THE INTERNET SOCIETY, THE IETF TRUST AND IS SPONSORED BY (IF ANY), THE INTERNET SOCIETY, THE IETF TRUST AND
THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF
THE INFORMATION HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED THE INFORMATION HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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version 03 -> 04 version 03 -> 04
change "requested" to "directed" in section 5.10 change "requested" to "directed" in section 5.10
add sections 1 & 2 to the list of normative sections in section 2 add sections 1 & 2 to the list of normative sections in section 2
sec 5.7 - replace last sentence sec 5.7 - replace last sentence
sec 5.3 preface - add "sublicensable" sec 5.3 preface - add "sublicensable"
sec 1 i - add that the IETF Trust maintains the Legend Instructions sec 1 i - add that the IETF Trust maintains the Legend Instructions
open issues open issues
a/ the use of the terms Contribution and Contributors - a/ the use of the terms Contribution and Contributors -
for example in section 5.6 for example in section 5.6
b/ do we need specific mention of work for hire in sec 3.2 ?? b/ do we need specific mention of work for hire in sec 3.2
version 04 -> 05
replaced section 5.1 & the 1st pp of section 5.3
replaced section 5.6 a
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