News & Events

Press Releases and Announcements

2021.01.27 VVC Pool Fostering identifies Access Advance and MPEG LA as possible administrators to take forward pool formation covering VVC-essential patents

2020.12.21 Update on Progress of VVC Pool Fostering

2020.11.30 VVC Pool Fostering narrows field of Candidate Pool Facilitators

2020.10.20 MC-IF oversees progress on VVC Pool Fostering, Candidate Facilitators schedule Presentations in late October

2020.09.15 MC-IF sponsors initial meeting of VVC Patent Pool Fostering

2020.07.22 Media Coding Industry Forum Announces VVC Pool Fostering

2020.07.15 Media Coding Industry Forum Welcomes the Completion of the Versatile Video Coding Standard

2019.06.19 Media Coding Industry Forum Establishes Work Groups and Hosts Event with Lively Keynote Discussion around Standard Essential Patents​

2019.01.17 - Video Codec Licensing Workshop Organized by Media Coding Industry Forum Fosters Frank Discussion on Today’s Patent Licensing and Shows Promise for a Better Landscape in the Future

2018.09.12 - Media Coding Industry Forum to Focus on Non-Technical Aspects of Media Coding Standard Deployment

Past Events

  • The MC-IF Meeting and Outreach Event was held on May 29, 2019 in Yokohama, Japan. More information can be found here.

  • MC-IF organized a workshop on the Future of Video Codec Licensing on January 7, 2019, in Sunnyvale, California. The event also included an open MC-IF meeting on the same day where information about MC-IF and its activities were presented and where participants were able to provide feedback around the work of MC-IF. You can read more about the event at this page.

  • The first official MC-IF meeting was held at the Venetian Hotel in Macao on October 13-14.


  • The MC-IF Launch Event was held on September 16, 2018 at the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam. The slides from the presentation at the launch event are available here: mc-if-launch-slides.pptx

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