One-Blue Licensing Program for Blu-ray Disc™ Brings Patent Infringement Action Against Imation Corporation

One-Blue Licensing Program for Blu-ray Disc™ Brings Patent Infringement 
Action Against Imation Corporation 
NEW YORK, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - One-Blue, LLC, the one-stop shop for patent 
licenses from the leading providers of Blu-ray Disc™ technology, today 
announced that One-Blue and certain One-Blue patent owners have filed suit 
against Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN) for infringing patents essential to 
manufacture Blu-ray Disc™ products. 
The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the District of 
Delaware, asserts that Imation Corp., a seller of Blu-ray Disc™ products 
under the Imation, TDK and Memorex brands, has infringed six (6) U.S. patents: 
7,290,272; 7,389,520; 7,292,509; 7,123,567; 7,349,309; and 7,158,472. These 
patents are included in the portfolio offered for license by the One-Blue 
licensing program. 
"The One-Blue patent pool provides companies with a fair and cost effective 
mechanism for obtaining Blu-ray Disc™ product licenses," said Mr. William J. 
Lenihan, Director IP Licensing, One-Blue. "We filed this patent infringement 
suit in order to maintain a level playing field for the members of the 
One-Blue patent pool—licensors and licensees alike who manufacture and sell 
Blu-ray Disc™ products.  We have a duty to ensure that all companies selling 
Blu-ray Disc™ products honor the essential patents in the One-Blue pool." 
About One-Blue One-Blue, LLC, is the one-stop shop for patents essential to 
the Blu-ray Disc™ standard from leading licensors, including CyberLink, 
Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Consumer Electronics, JVC Kenwood, LG 
Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden 
and Yamaha. These fifteen 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 thereby promotes competitive parity for all One-Blue licensees. One-Blue's 
patent pool is built upon industry best practices with attractive royalties, 
low transaction costs and a streamlined patent licensing process. 
For more information regarding this announcement, please contact: Mr. William 
J. Lenihan Director, IP Licensing One-Blue, LLC  555 Madison Avenue New York, 
NY 10022 (212) 223-4685 
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|Andrew MacLellan                                                                                                        
|Ashley Teitelbaum                                                                                                  
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|617-897-8270                                                                                                            
|212-223-3190                                                                                                       
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http://www.one-blue.com 
SOURCE: One-Blue, LLC 
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