Sharp joins Via Licensing’s 4G multigenerational patent pool


New Licensee Demonstrates Continuing Dynamics of Via’s Wireless Collaborative Licensing Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Via Licensing Corporation, the leader in collaborative licensing, today announced that Sharp has joined the essential patent license program of the 4G Multigenerational Wireless 4G Standard as a licensee license.

“Sharp’s addition to Via’s wireless patent program demonstrates the continued market demand for our comprehensive and transparent licensing solutions,” said Joe Siino, president of Via Licensing. “Developers around the world value Via’s expertise in addressing the range of challenges and opportunities when deploying critical wireless technologies.

Via’s 4G-MG Multi-Party Patent Licensing Program provides product manufacturers with a fair, transparent and cost-effective license for all 3G (W-CDMA) and 4G (LTE / LTE-A / LTE Advanced Pro) essential patents of our licensors and offers innovators an effective solution to obtain a fair return on their investment in innovation.

Companies offering their LTE and W-CDMA essential patents through Via’s licensing program include Alfred Consulting, China Mobile, Conversant Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, Dolby, Fraunhofer, Godo Kaisha IP Bridge, HFI Innovation (a MediaTek subsidiary), HP Enterprise, Innovative Sonic, KDDI, KPN, Lenovo (including subsidiary Motorola Mobility), NTT DoCoMo, SK Telecom, Technology in Ariscale, Telecom Italia, TNO, Verizon, Vodafone and Wireless Innovations.

About Via Licensing Corporation
Via Licensing Corporation is a global provider of intellectual property solutions dedicated to enabling innovation in partnership with technology companies, entertainment companies and universities around the world. Via develops and manages licensing programs on behalf of highly innovative companies in markets such as audio, wireless, broadcast and automotive. Via is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., a company with over 50 years of experience in innovation. For more information on Via, please visit

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