HEVC Advance Patent Pool


The HEVC Advance Patent Pool licenses patents essential to the HEVC Standard.  The license terms and conditions are Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory, providing rates that balance both Licensor and Licensee interests and comply with worldwide laws applicable to patent pools. HEVC Advance licensees currently enjoy coverage to many thousands of essential, high-quality patents necessary to implement the HEVC Standard.

Patents included in the HEVC Advance Patent Pool have been independently evaluated to be standard essential. HEVC Advance has multiple patent law experts and engineers serving as Independent Patent Evaluators to provide global patent essentiality determinations.  These Independent Patent Evaluators have engaged patent law firms in major jurisdictions worldwide to draw upon their international expertise as needed.

For more information regarding the HEVC Advance Patent Pool, continue reading.  You may also download a copy of the HEVC Advance Program Overview by clicking the button below.

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Request Licensing Agreement

The current terms of Access Advance’s HEVC portfolio license are provided in the exemplar HEVC Advance Patent Portfolio License Agreement and HEVC Advance Trademark License Agreement, which you can request by completing the form linked below.

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Licensor Patent Submission Process

If you are interested in becoming a Licensor of the HEVC Advance Patent Pool and would like to learn more about the patent submission process, please click the link below to learn more. A member of our licensing team will contact you and guide you through the process.

Patent Submission Process

Request Duplicate Royalty Estimate Form

If you in good faith believe your company may already be licensed to some patents in Access Advance’s HEVC portfolio through another patent pool or joint license venture, Access Advance will provide you with an estimated royalty adjustment based on your manufacturing and sales data. Please click below to begin the process.

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Request Duplicate Royalty Adjustment Amendment

Adjustments to an HEVC Advance Licensee’s royalties under Access Advance’s Duplicate Royalty Policy, if applicable, are effectuated via an amendment to the HEVC Advance Patent Portfolio License. You can request this document by completing the form linked below.

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FRAND Whitepaper

The HEVC Advance Patent Pool offers license terms and royalty rates that are Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory. To receive a copy of the Whitepaper ‘Explanation of the Fairness and Reasonableness of Access Advance’s HEVC Royalty Rates’, please complete the request form linked below.

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