TV-Anytime Patent Holders

The following list represents the companies or institutions which, according to Via Licensing as previous manager of the TV-Anytime patent pool, claimed to be holding essential patents related to the TV-Anytime specification. This information was publicly available and accessible on the Via Licensing website until it was removed after the licensing programme ceased to exist.


Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)
• France Telecom RD/PIV
• Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
• Korea Electronics Technology Institute
• LG Electronics, Inc.
• NDS Limited
• Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
• Sharp Corporation


Implementers of the TV-Anytime specification are invited to contact these patent holders directly if they believe that their respective implementation would raise a conflict with one or several of the aforementioned patents.


DISCLAIMER: The list of patents currently consultable on the TV-Anytime website may no longer be exhaustive today, and the EBU does not assume any responsibility for its correctness or completeness.