MPEG LA, LLC, is a firm based in Denver, Colorado that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual (Part 2), IEEE 1394, VC-1, ATSC and AVC/H.264 standards. The firm is also working towards pooled licensing of LTE patents pertaining to 4th generation cellular telephony.

MPEG LA is not affiliated with MPEG, the Moving Picture Experts Group.

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H.264/MPEG-4 AVC - Patent Licensing
... A private organization known as MPEG LA, which is not affiliated in any way with the MPEG standardization organization, administers the licenses for ... The MPEG-LA patents in the US last at least until 2027 ... On August 26, 2010 MPEG LA announced that H.264 encoded internet video that is free to end users will never be charged royalties ...
Fire Wire - Property Considerations
... a patent pool was formed by those holders to sublicense their patents to a license administrator, MPEG LA, LLC, who sublicenses them in turn to designers ... Under the license offered by MPEG LA, a royalty of US$0.25 per unit is payable upon the manufacture of each 1394 finished product ... may only review the actual 1394 Patent Portfolio License upon written request to MPEG LA to receive a hardcopy ...