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Archive of posts filed under the Intellectual Property category.

USITC Finds Sony Infringing Fujifilm LTO-7 Tape Patents

Fujifilm announced it received a favourable final initial determination from the USITC in its ongoing LTO Ultrium 7 cartridge patent dispute with Sony Corporation.

Intellectual Discovery Joins One-Blue Blu-ray Patent Pool

One-Blue, LLC announced that Intellectual Discovery has joined its Blu-ray Disc (BD) patent licensing program as a licensor.

HEVC Advance Patent Pool Welcomes ETRI

HEVC Advance announced the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) is joining its High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)/H.265 patent pool.

MPEG LA Planning ATSC 3.0 Patent Pool

MPEG LA, LLC announced a call for patents essential to ATSC 3.0 next generation TV standards.

One-Blue Launches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Patent Licensing Program

One-Blue, LLC announced it has officially launched its patent licensing program for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc (BD) products.

HEVC Advance Opens Japan Office

HEVC Advance announced the opening of its branch office in Tokyo and appointment of Hiro Seki as Managing Director, Asia Operations.

HEVC Advance Patent Pool Welcomes VIVOTEK

HEVC Advance announced VIVOTEK Inc. has signed on to its HEVC/H.265 patent licensing program.

HEVC Advance Patent Pool Welcomes Samsung

HEVC Advance announced that Samsung Electronics is joining its High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)/H.265 patent pool.

One-Blue Planning 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Patent License Coverage

One-Blue, LLC announced that it is working to expand its Blu-ray Disc patent portfolio license programs to include 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray products.

One-Blue Lowers Patent Royalties on Blu-ray Products

One-Blue, LLC announced that it will reduce many of its joint patent program royalty rates by 20% as of April 1, 2017.

Technicolor Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement

Technicolor announced that it is suing Samsung Electronics for allegedly infringing ten of the company’s patents dealing with video coding, telecommunications and associated technologies.

Huawei Sued for MPEG-4 AVC Patent Infringement

MPEG LA announced that several patent holders in its MPEG-4 AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed enforcement actions against Huawei Technologies Deutschland.

ZTE Accused of Infringing MPEG-4 AVC Patents

MPEG LA announced that several patent holders in its MPEG-4 AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed enforcement actions against ZTE Deutschland.

USITC Investigates Sony Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Complaint

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced that it will investigate a complaint filed by Sony alleging that Linear Tape-Open (LTO) cartridges and components imported by Fujifilm infringe patents owned by the company and affiliates.

Fraunhofer Unveils MPEG-H Trademark

Fraunhofer IIS announced that it has developed a trademark program for products incorporating its MPEG-H TV Audio System.