Following is a list of licensors of patents included in the HEVC Patent Portfolio License. Any party that believes it has patents which are essential to the HEVC Standard, and wishes to participate in the HEVC 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.
Alpha Digitech, Inc.
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Digital Insights Inc.
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)*
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou Boyun Technology Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
HUMAX Co., Ltd.
IBEX PT Holdings
Industry – Academy Cooperation Foundation of Sejong University
Intellectual Discovery Co., LTD.*
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)*
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS)*
Kwangwoon University Industry – Academic Collaboration Foundation*
M&K Holdings Inc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK)
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)*
NTT DOCOMO, INC.*
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
SK Planet Co., Ltd.
SK Telecom Co., Ltd.
Sky Media Tech, Inc.
SungKyunKwan University Research & Business Foundation
Tagivan II LLC
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
University – Industry Cooperation Foundation of Korea Aerospace University*
University – Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University*
*Terminated. For as long as they continue to be a Licensee, those Licensees who entered the HEVC Patent Portfolio License before a Licensor’s termination are covered under all HEVC 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 HEVC Patent Portfolio License after the Licensor’s termination date. Please see the addendum to the Attachment 1 (Click here) for specific termination dates.