Via's mission is to promote and enable innovation using intellectual property rights in partnership with technology companies, entertainment companies, and universities around the world.

As the world’s leading provider of innovation-enhancing intellectual property programs and business solutions, Via demonstrates excellence, leadership and expertise in everything we do. Via was formed in 2002 to apply its expertise toward strategic multi-party licensing initiatives. Today, Via sets the standard for enabling innovation in partnership with others. Via is an independently managed subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., a company with more than 50 years of experience in innovation and technology licensing.