According to the news on the micronet, Access Advance, an independent licensing management agency, recently announced that Microsoft has joined the HEVC Advance patent pool as a licensor and licensee.
It is reported that as a licensor, all of Microsoft’s HEVC/H.265 essential patents are now included in the HEVC Advance patent pool. As a licensee, Microsoft can obtain more than 16,500 global patents necessary to implement the HEVC/H.265 video codec standard.
Peter Moller, CEO of Access Advance, said: “We are very pleased to welcome one of the world’s most well-known and respected companies and innovation leader Microsoft to join our HEVC Advance program. Microsoft has become a licensee and the licensor has passed HEVC The Advance patent pool licenses its H.265/HEVC basic patents, which further proves the value of our HEVC Advance pool license.”
Public information shows that Access Advance LLC (formerly HEVC Advance LLC) is an independent licensing management company that aims to lead the development, management and management of patent pools to license the most important standards-based video codec technology necessary patents . Access Advance provides a transparent and efficient licensing mechanism for patent owners and patent implementers. Access Advance currently manages the HEVC Advance patent pool, which is used to license essential patents for H.265/HEVC technology, and the VVC Advance patent pool, which is used to license essential patents for VVC/H.266 technology.