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One-Blue Announces ARRIS to join Licensing Program for Blu-ray Disc™ Products
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2015 — One-Blue today announced that ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) has joined the One-Blue product licensing program as a licensor. ARRIS joins the current program licensors Columbia Technology Ventures, Cyberlink Corporation, Dell Global B.V., Fujitsu Limited, Hewlett-Packard Company, Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., JVCKENWOOD Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., LG Electronics Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Pioneer Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, Taiyo Yuden Co. Ltd. and Yamaha Corporation.
“One-Blue is pleased to announce that ARRIS has joined our licensing program as a licensor,” says William Lenihan, Director, IP Licensing of One-Blue. “Their contribution provides valuable intellectual property to One-Blue.”
“ARRIS is committed to develop and invest in new technology to provide the best video experience for consumers,” said Patrick Macken, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, ARRIS. “ARRIS is pleased to work with the current program licensors to offer licenses to this important technology through the One-Blue pool.”
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 is an innovative patent pool that levels the playing field, reduces costs, and fosters fair use of the patent system in the entire optical disc sector.
Any holder of patents essential to optical formats used in Blu-ray Disc™ products is invited to submit patents for evaluation and join the licensing program as a new licensor. Any company interested in obtaining licenses for one or more Blu-ray Disc™ products under the One-Blue product licensing program is requested to contact One-Blue at the e-mail address listed below.
More information about the One-Blue licensing program and related royalty rates can be found on www.one-blue.com.
For further information, please contact: Ashley Teitelbaum of One-Blue via firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (212) 223-3190.
About One-Blue, LLC
One-Blue, LLC is an independent licensing company that administers a product license for patents essential to Blu-ray Disc™ products.
ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. The people of ARRIS collaborate with the world’s top service providers, content providers, and retailers to advance the state of our industry and pioneer tomorrow’s connected world. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information, visit www.arris.com.