Following is a list of patent owners with patents included in the ATSC Patent Portfolio License. Any party that believes it has patents which are essential to the ATSC Standard, and wishes to participate in the ATSC Patent Portfolio License upon successful evaluation, is invited to submit them for evaluation and inclusion. Click here to obtain terms and procedures governing the patent submission process.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
Koninklijke Philips N.V.
LG Electronics Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.*
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
Vientos Alisios Co., Ltd.
Zenith Electronics LLC
*Terminated. For as long as they continue to be a Licensee, those Licensees who entered the ATSC Patent Portfolio License before a Licensor’s termination are covered under all ATSC Essential Patents that the terminated Licensor and its Affiliates presently or in the future has the right to license or sublicense, but coverage is not available to Licensees who enter the ATSC Patent Portfolio License after the Licensor’s termination date. Please see the addendum to the Attachment 1 (Click here) for specific termination dates.