AT&T, Clearwire, HP, NTT DOCOMO And Others Join Via Licensing’s LTE Patent Pool

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http://techcrunch.com – Via Licensing, a fully owned subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, today announced that ten major players in the mobile industry have banded together to join the organization’s new patent pool for standard essential LTE patents. The companies that will offer their patents for licensing through Via’s LTE pool are AT&T, Clearwire Corporation, DTVG Licensing, HP, KDDI Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and ZTE Corporation. This Via-managed patent pool, the company says, will “significantly reduces the risk of litigation for those organizations that (IT news)