July 24, 2019
Patent pools are widely considered an efficient mechanism to acquire rights to patented technologies, but few researchers have estimated the value of that efficiency.
July 23, 2019
There’s been some editorial coverage of the Sisvel VP9/AV1 pools and we wanted to provide a partial bibliography as of today to anyone interested in third-party perspectives of the pools.
July 18, 2019
Over the years, many significant technology advancements have been achieved by universities and other research-driven organizations that have no intent to build products that leverage their research. Instead, they monetize their research by licensing the technology to third parties, either directly or via a pool of related patents.
July 11, 2019
Why did you launch the pool without publishing a patent list? Patent licensing administrators like Sisvel typically announce a pool at any time from formal creation to when a list of patents is finalized, and there are pros and cons for any announcement date.
July 5, 2019
Greetings and welcome to the Sisvel VP9/AV1 blog. I’m Mattia Fogliacco, CEO of Sisvel Group. As you may know, video codecs have progressed over the last few years on two tracks; standards-based, royalty-bearing codecs like MPEG-2, H.264, and HEVC, and open-source, royalty free codecs like Ogg Theora, VP6-9, and now AV1.