• LTE Zone: Methodology

    OPAL Objective PAtent Landscape (OPAL) LTE (3GPP Zone) Patent Population General Database – 90,000,000 patents from 98 countries SEP (Self-Declared Standard Essential Patents) Database – 250,000 pa...

  • Updated OPAL HEVC/H.265 models

    From time-to-time, we have–and will continue to–update our AI models as newer patents get issued or more training data becomes available by patent pools. For those who need continued access to prio...

  • Public version of OPAL report now available!

    Consistent with our goal of increasing transparency in SEP licensing, Unified Patents released a limited-version of OPAL in October which is available to anyone with Internet access.  In this versi...

  • LTE landscape added to OPAL!

    On the heels of our newly-launched HEVC zone, we have received interest in expanding OPAL to other standards. In November, we released an initial version of our LTE landscape using our same methodo...

  • Static URLs for OPAL now available!

    As with other services on Unified Patents' portal, static URL links are now supported in OPAL. For example, zone members can find a list of all currently active US patents that will expire before t...

  • OPAL & OPEN: Benefits of Membership

    Unified's OPAL (Objective PAtent Landscape) and OPEN (standards repository) reports were designed to address asymmetries in the licensing of standard essential patents and to create a more fair and...

  • Video Codec Zone: Methodology

    OPAL Objective PAtent Landscape (OPAL) Video Codec Zone Patent Population General Database – 90,000,000 patents from 98 countries SEP (Self-Declared Standard Essential Patents) Database – 250,000 p...