Cinram Joins the One-Blue Licensing Program for Blu-ray Disc™

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - One-Blue, LLC, today announced that Cinram 
Group, Inc. has joined the One-Blue Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) product licensing 
program as a licensee. Cinram signed a BD-ROM Movie Disc and/or Data Disc 
License Agreement that grants the company access to important patents 
essential to the Blu-ray Disc™ standard from leading licensors, including 
CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, JVC Kenwood, LG 
Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden 
and Yamaha. 
"Cinram is a much anticipated addition to the One-Blue BD–ROM/Movie Disc 
licensing program," said William J. Lenihan, Director of IP Licensing of 
One-Blue administers the licensing program for patents essential to Blu-ray 
Disc™ products and is the joint licensing agent of its licensors. For 
hardware and software products, the product license covers Blu-ray Disc™, 
DVD and CD essential patents; for disc products, the product license covers 
Blu-ray Disc™ essential patents. 
One-Blue's innovative approach to patent pooling includes per-batch licensing, 
pre-netting, and product-based royalties. Representing 15 licensors from among 
the world's global consumer electronics manufacturers, One-Blue operates a 
pool of more than 10,000 essential BD patents and to date has executed 76 
Registration and/or License Agreements. 
Any company interested in obtaining licenses for one or more Blu-ray Disc™ 
products under the One-Blue product licensing program, or for more information 
about the One-Blue licensing program and related royalty rates, should contact 
One-Blue, LLC at 
About One-Blue As the one-stop shop representing the Blu-ray Disc™ 
industry's leading technology providers, One-Blue, LLC provides patent 
licenses from the leading Blu-ray, DVD and CD product IP holders. One-Blue 
creates a level playing field by guaranteeing strong patent enforcement for 
licensees and licensors and ensure competitive parity for all Blu-ray Disc™ 
providers. One-Blue's patent pool is built upon industry best practices to 
help all parties lower royalties, transaction costs and streamline the patent 
licensing process. 
Andrew MacLellan                                                                                                         
Ashley Teitelbaum 
SOURCE: One-Blue, LLC 
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