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One-Blue Calls For Patents Due To Plans To Add License Coverage For Ultra HD Blu-ray™ Products

New York, NY, USA – March 17, 2017. One-Blue, LLC has announced that it is currently working to expand its Blu-ray Disc™ products license programs to include Ultra HD Blu-ray™ products, with respect to patents essential to the following Ultra HD Blu-ray™ standards issued by the Blu-ray Disc™ Association:

1. System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 1, Basic Format Specifications, Version 2.0, May 2015

2. System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 2, File System Specifications (UDF®) Version 2.0, April 2015

3. System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 3, Audio Visual Basic Specifications, Version 3.1, December 2015

The availability of agreements and the royalty rates applicable to Ultra HD Blu-ray™ products will be announced by One-Blue in the coming months.

In the meantime, any party that believes it has a patent which is essential to the above Ultra HD Blu-ray™ standards or to the Blu-ray Disc™ Standards, DVD Standards or CD Standards presently included in One-Blue’s Blu-ray Disc™ products license programs and would like to participate in these programs as a licensor, may submit its patent for an evaluation of essentiality by One-Blue’s selected patent evaluation law firms identified at http://www.one-blue.com/patent-evaluation/. 

For further information regarding the One-Blue licensing programs, including a complete list of One-Blue’s royalty rates, please visit the One-Blue website at www.one-blue.com.

About One-Blue

One-Blue, LLC, is the one-stop shop for patents essential to the Blu-ray Disc™ standard from leading licensors, including ARRIS Enterprises LLC, Columbia Technology Ventures, CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., HP Inc., JVCKENWOOD, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden and Yamaha. These seventeen Licensors have made available more than ten thousand issued Blu-ray Disc™ product patents worldwide that are essential to implementing the Blu-ray, DVD, and CD standards. One-Blue offers licenses for these patents for various Blu-ray Disc™ products including players, recorders, playback drives, recorder drives, software, PCs, pre-recorded discs, and recordable discs. One-Blue aims at creating a level playing field and its patent pool is built upon industry best practices with attractive royalties, low transaction costs and a streamlined patent licensing process.

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