""I think we're looking it as a typical response by a company
that has not abided by the terms of the license they've taken,"
said Beeney, a former Litigator of the Week for his work on behalf
of MPEG LA in litigation against Alcatel-Lucent.
"MPEG LA, as we've told you here and here, is in the business of
issuing licenses for pools of patents related to digital video
technology. Companies that want to make consumer technology
products can take a license from MPEG LA and not worry about being
sued. They also save the time of negotiating with individual patent