[ipv6hackers] SEND implementation Patent

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Sun Mar 25 20:03:35 CEST 2012

On 03/10/2012 11:57 AM, Richard Barnes wrote:
> Even if it is granted, any claims related to SEND would seem to be
> trivially invalid, given that the patent was filed in 2007, while RFC
> 3971 is dated 2005:
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3971>
> There is also an IPR notification from Ericsson on RFC 3971, but they
> assert that they will not enforce against implementors of the
> standard.
> I would say that there's nothing to worry about here.

Unless you're a lawyer, I don't think it's really possible to make that
claim -- you know what they said about the assumptions...

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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