New Wi-Fi 6 Patent Pool and LIFT Royalty Payment Structure

27 Sep 2022

Webinar, 27 September 2022 - On July 19, Sisvel launched a patent pool on Wi-Fi 6 technology. Along with the Wi-Fi 6 pool, Sisvel debuted a new structured payment plan — the Licensing Incentive Framework for Technologies (LIFT).
The pool is the first for Wi-Fi 6 technology and LIFT is the first royalty plan designed to level the playing field for early licensees by tying royalty payments to pool penetration with other technology implementors.

On September 27, at 5:00 PM CET Sisvel will host a webinar to discuss the new pool and explore LIFT’s operation and significance.


Speakers will include:

  • Mattia Fogliacco – Sisvel President

    will host the webinar and discuss how Sisvel’s approach to patent pools balances the interests of patent owners and implementors to accelerate market penetration and economic return for licensors and licensees.

  • Andrea Rombolà – Sisvel Wi-Fi 6 Program Manager

    will discuss pool details like royalty structure, patent owners and LIFT.

  • Neil Shah – Counterpoint Research’s Vice President, Research & Co-Founder

    who will provide with an overview of the Wi-Fi market and discuss the economic and social value that Wi-Fi has and continues to deliver.

  • Bowman Heiden - Co-Director at Center for Intellectual Property

    will describe the LIFT royalty program and how it incentivizes and protects early licensees.

  • Alan Fan – VP and Head of IPR Department at Huawei

    will discuss Huawei’s contribution to Wi-Fi, and Huawei’s perspective on joining the pool and becoming one of the first licensees as a large implementor.

  • Jin Sam Kwak – WILUS Inc.’s Founder and CEO

    will discuss how the Wi-Fi standard was created, WILUS’s contributions to the standard, and the perspective of a research organization.

  • Jako Eleveld – VP and Head of IP Licensing at Philips 

    will discuss the life cycle of a patent pool, and the role of enforcement action to create a level playing field for all implementors.

Attendees will learn details about the pool and the new LIFT program and will be able to ask questions to participants.


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