Frequently Asked Questionson international standards, MPEG-G and more. Search FAQs by Keyword Search Intellectual Property How does the MPEG process work regarding Intellectual Property and patents? What is a RAND license (RAND terms)? When do we expect to know the licensing terms of MPEG-G? Who may be subject to royalties? MPEG-G Can we compare the performance of the MPEG-G specifications with other technologies? How can I contribute to MPEG-G? Is there open-source code available? What are the main differences between current genomic formats and MPEG-G in terms of scope? What is the difference between standard specifications and implementations? What is the motivation to develop and maintain MPEG-G? Standardization How are the standard specifications of MPEG made available? What are the benefits of an ISO standard? What is an international standard?