Sisvel VP9/AV1 patent pools in the news

Audio & video coding / decoding
July 23, 2019
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Patent pools are widely considered an efficient mechanism to acquire rights to patented technologies, but few researchers have estimated the value of that efficiency. Here we show the results of a research published in a 2017 law journal article, by two law professors. 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.

Here’s a list for the Sisvel Pools:

Background information

Researchers may find Google’s licensing of H.264 technology from MPEG LA for V8/VP9 (but no successor codecs) as interesting background information, along with an unsuccessful infringement action by Nokia.

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