Sisvel VP9/AV1 patent pools in the news
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:
EETimes India, Rick Merritt, July 1, 2019
EE|Times, Rich Merritt, June 24, 2019
RedShark News, Phil Rhodes, May 16, 2019
IBC 365, Adrian Pennington, April 10, 2019
Streaming Media Magazine, Jan Ozer, March 27, 2019
IAM, Jeff Wild, March 27, 2019
Streaming Media Magazine, Jan Ozer, March 28, 2019
Mux Newsletter, Phil Cluff, March 28, 2019
Streaming Media Magazine, Jan Ozer, March 28, 2018 (discussing the formation of IP defense fund when AV1 shipped)
Streaming Learning Center (below the video conversation with Jan Ozer), March 31, 2019
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.
Wired, Peter Bright, August 1, 2011.
Streaming Media Magazine, Jan Ozer, July 26, 2011
to protect the WebM video format, The Verge, Bryan Bishop, March 7, 2013.
Windows Central, Rich Edmonds, March 25, 2013.
WebM Blog, August 5, 2013 (Google wins the suit).