• 3GPP RAN Landscape Methodologies: A Closer Look at 4G and 5G

    Summary The data scientists at Unified Patents trained the LTE and 5G RAN Objective PAtent Landscaping analytics (OPAL), using large sets of expert reviewed RAN infrastructure patents to objectivel...

  • Introduction to Objective Patent Landscape (OPAL)

    In this tutorial, we provide an introduction to Unified's proprietary Objective Patent Landscape (OPAL). Unified's OPAL report is a one-of-a-kind patent landscaping tool that leverages advanced mac...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 3GPP LTE and 5G Full Specification OPAL Methodology

    Summary The data scientists at Unified Patents used over 32K expert-reviewed, English-language patent families to train their proprietary ML-based Objective PAtent Landscaping analytics (OPAL) to p...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...