VVC Advance Patent Pool


The VVC Advance Patent Pool licenses patents essential to the VVC 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. VVC Advance licensees currently enjoy coverage to many thousands of essential, high-quality patents necessary to implement the VVC Standard.

Patents included in the VVC Advance Patent Pool have been independently evaluated to be standard essential. VVC 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 VVC Advance Patent Pool, continue reading.  You may also download a copy of the VVC Advance Program Overview by clicking the button below.

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Request License Agreement

The current terms of Access Advance’s VVC portfolio license are provided in the exemplar VVC Advance Patent Portfolio License Agreement and VVC 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 VVC 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

VVC Advance Royalty Rate Structure: Initial FRAND Assessment

The VVC Advance Patent Pool offers license terms and royalty rates that are Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory. To receive a copy of ‘Initial Assessment: Access Advance’s VVC Royalty Rate Structure Is Fair and Reasonable’, please complete the request form linked below.

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