In March, 2012, all of the UHF Gen2 RFID chip manufacturers agreed to support Multi-vendor Chip-based Serialization (MCS), a voluntary implementation of a GS1 guideline for encoding 96-bit Serialized Global Trade Identification Numbers (SGTIN-96) into UHF Gen2 RFID tags. See:
In June 2013, ADASA and Accelerate Ventures claimed that the GS1 guideline uses US 8,228,198. See:
Does MCS use 8228198?