SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Via Licensing Corporation (Via), a number one worldwide mental property options supplier, has introduced the enlargement of its LTE (Long Term Evolution) patent pool with a number of new licensees added to this system in latest months. The new licensees span numerous international locations throughout the globe, together with Germany, Italy, Japan and Taiwan. A variety of services use LTE expertise for wi-fi connectivity akin to smartphones, tablets and laptop computer computer systems, voice and information providers, vehicles, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
“We are delighted that licensees from around the world continue to recognize the value of our LTE pool, and that interest in our LTE pool licenses continues to increase,” mentioned Joe Siino, President, Via Licensing. “It is great to work with companies in so many diverse regions to spread the licensed use of LTE technology.”
Companies that supply their important patents via Via’s LTE patent pool embody AT&T, China Mobile, Clear Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, DTVG Licensing, Google, Hewlett-Packard, KDDI Corporation, Mediatek, Newracom, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and ZTE Corporation. The LTE patent pool offers firms the chance to license patents important for using LTE expertise in a extra environment friendly and cost-effective method, as in comparison with negotiating licenses with every particular person patent holder.
This announcement comes on the heels of Taraneh Maghamé being named as Via’s new Senior Director of Wireless Programs and Corporate Development. Maghamé brings deep expertise within the wi-fi business to her new function managing Via’s LTE pool and different wi-fi applications, strengthening Via’s place because the premier supplier of pool licenses for wi-fi applied sciences.
About Via Licensing Corporation
Via Licensing Corporation is a world mental property options supplier devoted to enabling innovation in partnership with expertise firms, leisure firms and universities all over the world. Via develops and manages licensing applications on behalf of extremely progressive firms in markets akin to audio, wi-fi, broadcast, and automotive. Via is an independently managed subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., an organization with greater than 50 years of expertise in innovation and expertise licensing. For extra details about Via, please go to www.via-corp.com.