Licensing at the
heart of innovation

Develop new, innovative technologies and products that will benefit people on a global scale

Licensing programs

A. Functionality
Our licensing programs are usually aimed at functionalities. Particularly true of hardware, one product may have multiple functions, e.g. a DVD-Video player can also play Video CD and CD discs and provides Surround Sound.

B. Patents
We offer both our own (so-called Philips-only) patents and those of other companies (Joint).

Please note: the list may not be comprehensive. It is possible that Philips has other applicable patents.In the list below you can select the license programs you want to browse or get contacted about. You can click on the individual links or select a set of license programs at once.