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MPEG LA Issues Statement in Support of MC-IF Fostering Process DENVER -Friday 21 August 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC issued the following statement today: MPEG LA’s track record of independence, trust and transparency with which we have advanced patent pool licensing for nearly a quarter century speaks for itself. We do not retreat from our objective of striking a balance...

TCL Sued for Infringement of AVC Essential Patents -Tuesday 28 July 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against TCL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and TCT Mobile Germany GmbH (“TCL”) for infringing patents essential to...

MPEG LA Introduces One-Stop License for Qi Wireless Power -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced availability of the Qi Wireless Power Patent Portfolio License providing one-stop access to the standard for wireless charging and power transfer known as Qi* developed by the Wireless Power Consortium. “Just as Qi makes mobile products more...

Xiaomi and MPEG LA Announce Xiaomi’s Signing of MPEG LA’s HEVC License -Saturday 11 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World intellectual property licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC (“MPEG LA”) and leading international supplier of smartphones and other smart products Xiaomi today announced that Xiaomi has become a Licensee to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License (“HEVC...

MPEG LA Announces Peer Reviewed Article Featured in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics -Thursday 3 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World technology licensing leader MPEG LA today announced publication of a peer reviewed article in the October 2019 issue of Nucleic Acid Therapeutics on MPEG LA’s proprietary Increscent Therapeutics™ ligand-directed multiple payload oligonucleotide delivery...

MPEG LA Issues Statement Regarding CRISPR Patent Licensing -Friday 26 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In light of questions asked of MPEG LA regarding recent events that include the announcement by The Broad Institute and MilliporeSigma to offer their own CRISPR License (press release), the commencement of a new patent interference proceeding by the US Patent Office set in...

MPEG LA Introduces One-Stop License for EV Charging -Wednesday 29 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the EV Charging Patent Portfolio License (“EV Charging License” or “License”) providing one-stop access to technologies underlying worldwide standards for conductive AC and DC charging, connection, communication and...

Huawei Enters into MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License -Wednesday 20 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Huawei Device Co., Ltd and Huawei Device (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd (“Huawei”) have become Licensees to MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License (“AVC License”). As a result of this agreement, all legal disputes...

Verdicts Against Huawei and ZTE Enforced in Germany -Friday 28 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that patent holders in MPEG LA’s AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio License have enforced verdicts of injunction in German District court (“Landgericht Dusseldorf”) cases finding that Huawei Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) and ZTE Deutschland GmbH ("ZTE")...

German Court Rules Huawei, ZTE Products Infringe AVC Patents -Saturday 17 November 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MPEG LA announced today that the District Court in Düsseldorf, Germany (“Landgericht Düsseldorf”) has ruled that Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) and ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) infringed patents of two patent holders in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent...

MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to ATSC 3.0 -Friday 4 August 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC announced today a call for patents essential to ATSC 3.0 standards in order to facilitate, for the convenience of the market, creation of a joint license to the intellectual property of leading ATSC 3.0 developers on which those standards are...

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Among Those Participating in MPEG LA’s CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing... -Tuesday 11 July 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC is pleased to announce that key CRISPR patent holders have submitted patents in response to MPEG LA’s call to participate in the creation of a global CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Platform and that patent submissions continue to be...

MPEG LA Introduces License for EVS -Wednesday 28 June 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the EVS Patent Portfolio License providing efficient access to technologies underlying the EVS (Enhanced Voice Services) standard. Designed to operate ubiquitously over packet-switched mobile and fixed-line communications...

Kristin Neuman to Speak About MPEG LA’s CRISPR Pool License at NewYorkBIO and AIPLA  -Thursday 11 May 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today announced that Kristin Neuman, MPEG LA’s Executive Director of Biotechnology Licensing, will speak at NewYorkBIO’s Annual Meeting on May 11 in New York City and at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Spring...

 MPEG LA Invites CRISPR-Cas9 Patents to be Pooled in a One-Stop License  -Wednesday 26 April 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today invited holders of CRISPR-Cas9 patents to participate in the creation of a global CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Platform that will make their groundbreaking technologies widely accessible. “Pooling the foundational CRISPR patent...

ZTE Sued for AVC Patent Infringement -Wednesday 15 February 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) for infringing patents essential to the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4...

Huawei Sued for AVC Patent Infringement -Wednesday 15 February 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) for infringing patents essential to the...

MPEG LA Initiative to Address CRISPR Licensing -Wednesday 7 December 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC announced today an initiative to address the need for an efficient one-stop license alternative around CRISPR, a breakthrough technology that enables cellular DNA to be edited quickly and inexpensively. Some CRISPR patents are currently the...

MPEG LA Releases MPEG-DASH Patent Portfolio License -Friday 18 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC announced today the availability of the MPEG-DASH (“DASH”) Patent Portfolio License. The joint license includes patents that are essential to the MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) standard, which enables high quality streaming of media content...

MPEG LA Expands DisplayPort License Coverage -Wednesday 10 August 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC has announced that coverage of its DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License was recently expanded to include VESA DisplayPort Alt Mode Standard, Version 1, September 22, 2014 and VESA DisplayPort Alt Mode Standard, Version 1.0a, August 10, 2015. As a result of this...

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